Amoebidiidae

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Amoebidiidae
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Phylum: Choanozoa
Class: Mesomycetozoea
Subclass: Ichthyosporea
Order: Ichthyophonida
Family: Amoebidiidae
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Amoebidiidae is a family or protists, previously thought to be zygomycete fungi belonging to the class Trichomycetes, but now considered to be members of the opisthokont protist group Mesomycetozoea.[1] The family was originally called Amoebidiaceae,[1] and considered the sole family of the fungal order Amoebidiales.

It contains the genera Amoebidium and Paramoebidium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Will Karlisle Reeves (2003). "Emendation of the family name Amoebidiaceae (Choanozoa, Mesomycetozoa, Ichthyosporea)". Comparative Parasitology 70 (1): 78–79. doi:10.1654/1525-2647(2003)070[0078:EOTFNA]2.0.CO;2.