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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Excavata
Class: Jakobea
Order: Jakobida

Jakobids are an order of protists in the supergroup of Excavates.

Molecular phylogenetic evidence suggests strongly that jakobids are most closely related to Heterolobosea (=Percolozoa) and Euglenozoa.[1]

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  1. ^ Vladimir Hampl, Laura Hug, Jessica W. Leigh, Joel B. Dacks, B. Franz Lang, Alastair G. B. Simpson & Andrew J. Roger (February 2009). "Phylogenomic analyses support the monophyly of Excavata and resolve relationships among eukaryotic "supergroups"". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (10): 3859–3864. Bibcode:2009PNAS..106.3859H. doi:10.1073/pnas.0807880106. PMC 2656170. PMID 19237557.