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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Phylum: Apusozoa
Class: Thecomonadea
Order: Apusomonadida
Family: Apusomonadidae
Genus: Amastigomonas
H. De Saedeleer, 1931

Amastigomonas is a genus of Apusozoa.[1]

This genus has been divided into five different genera including Podomonas, Manchomonas, and Multimonas.[2]

Several species have been described including:

The genera Apusomonas and Manchomonas appear to be closely related but the branching order of the other genera has yet to be established.


  1. ^ Cavalier-Smith T, Chao EE (May 2003). "Phylogeny of choanozoa, apusozoa, and other protozoa and early eukaryote megaevolution". J. Mol. Evol. 56 (5): 540–63. doi:10.1007/s00239-002-2424-z. PMID 12698292. 
  2. ^ Cavalier-Smith T, Chao EE (May 2010). "Phylogeny and Evolution of Apusomonadida (Protozoa: Apusozoa): New Genera and Species". Protist 161 (4): 549–76. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2010.04.002. PMID 20537943.