Bicosoecid

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Bicosoecids
Cafeteria roenbergensis FENCHEL and D J PATTERSON schematic drawing.svg
Cafeteria roenbergensis
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Division: Heterokontophyta
Class: Bicosoecophyceae
Casper, 1974, Loeblich III & Loeblich 1979[1]
Order: Bicosoecales
Bourrelly, 1968, 1981
Genera

Bicosoeca James-Clark, 1866[2]
(= Bikoeca Stein, 1878[3])
Cafeteria
Pseudobodo
Siluania
Symbiomonas

Synonyms
  • Bikoecida Stein, 1878
  • Bicoecinae Grassé, 1926[4]
  • Bicoecidea Grassé & Deflandre in Grassé, 1952[5]
  • Bicosoecida Honigberg et al., 1964, Zhukov, 1978, Karpov, 1998, 2000
  • Bicoecales Kristiansen, 1972[6]
  • Bicosoecea Cavalier-Smith, 1986
  • Bicoecia Cavalier-Smith, 1989
  • Bicoecea Cavalier-Smith, 1993
  • Bicocoecida van den Hoek et al., 1995

The bicosoecids, formally Bicosoecida (ICZN) or Bicosoecales (ICBN), are a small group of unicellular flagellates, included among the heterokonts. The cells are free-living, with no chloroplasts, and in some genera are encased in a lorica.

The name of the type genus Bicosoeca is derived from Greek roots ("vase" and "to inhabit"). The group was formerly considered to be related to the Chrysophyceae.[7]

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Hibberd, D. J. (1986). Ultrastructure of the Chrysophyceae. Colorless forms. p. 29-30 In: Chrysophytes: Aspects and Problems. Kristiansen, J. and R.A. Andersen [Eds.]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loeblich, A. R., III and L. A. Loeblich. 1979. Division Chrysophyta, pp. 411-423. In: CRC Handbook of Microbiology, 2nd ed., vol. 2, Fungi, Algae, Protozoa, and Viruses, ed. by A. I.Laskin and H. A. Lechevalier, CRC Press, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL.
  2. ^ James-Clark, H. (1868). On the Spongia Ciliatae as Infusoria Flagellata; or, observations on the structure, animality, and relationship of Leucosolenia botryoides, Bowerbank. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History, 1 (3): 305-340. Abstract published in the Proceedings of this Society in June 20, 1866 (vol. 11, p. 15).
  3. ^ Stein, F. R. (1878). Der Organismus der Infusionsthiere, vol . 3, part 1. W. Engelmann, Leipzig.
  4. ^ Grassé, P.-P. Contribution à l'étude des flagellés parasites. Archives de zoologie expérimentale et générale, t. 65, 1926, pp. 345-602 [576], disponible at Gallica.
  5. ^ Grassé, P.-P. & Deflandre, G . (1952). Ordre des Bicoecidea. In: Grassé, P.-P. (Ed.). Traité de Zoologie. Vol. 1, fasc. 1. Phylogénie. Protozoaries: Generalités, Flagellés. Masson et Cie, Paris. 599-601.
  6. ^ Jørgen Kristiansen. (1972). Structure and occurrence of Bicoeca crystallina, with remarks on the taxonomic position of the Bicoecales. British Phycological Journal, 7:1, 1-12
  7. ^ David J. Hibberd (1978) Bicosoeca accreta sp. nov., a flagellate accumulating extraneous silica fragments, British Phycological Journal, 13:2, 161-166.