However, the actual life cycle of an amoeba is on the order of a few days to a few months to perhaps a year or more. For example, Taylor (1952) reports that the life cycle of Amoeba hugonis is two months and that A. villosa reach adulthood in two or three months.What is the classification of Amoeba?
The classification of living things in biology is called the taxonomy, nomenclature or scheme. Amoeba proteus is a representative example of the species, whose members are characterized by an amorphous shape and a method of propulsion facilitated by a feature called the pseudopod.What is the locomotion of an amoeba?
Locomotion in Amoeba: The locomotion in the amoeba is effected by the formation of temporary finger-like processes of pseudompodia (false-feet, greek, pseudos, false + podos, foot). Amoebas have no distinct head or tail ends but have a surface which is everywhere the same, and any one point on this surface may flow out as pseudopod.