Eimeriidae

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Eimeriidae
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Eimeria maxima oocysts
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Superphylum: Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Class: Conoidasida
Order: Eucoccidiorida
Family: Eimeriidae
Minchin, 1903

The Eimeriidae are a family of Apicomplexa.[1] It contains the following genera:[2]

Taxonomy[edit]

The genus Goussia forms a trichotomy with the Eimeriidae and Sarcocystidae families.

The biliary Eimeria-like coccidia of reptiles are classified into the genus Choleoeimeria and form a sister clade to the family Eimeriidae.

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