Rhytidocystidae

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Apicomplexa
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Superphylum: Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Class: Conoidasida
Subclass: Coccidia
Order: Agamococcidiorida
Family: Rhytidocystidae
Genus

Rhytidocystis

Rhytidocystidae is a family within the order Agamococcidiorida of the phylum Apicomplexa.[1] All members of this family are parasitic protozoa.

Species in this family are found in marine annelids.

Taxonomy[edit]

There is one genus in this family.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Levine ND (1979) Agamococcidiorida ord. n. and Rhytidocystidae fam. n. for the coccidian genus Rhytidocystis Henneguy, 1907. J Protozool 26 (2) 167–168