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Monocermonoides melolanthae.jpg
Monocercomonoides melolanthae
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Excavata
Phylum: Metamonada
Subphylum: Anaeromonada
Class: Anaeromonadea
Cavalier-Smith, 1996/7, emend. 1999
  • Oxymonadea Grassé 1952
  • Pyrsonympha
  • Axostylea

Anaeromonadea is a class of excavates, comprising the oxymonads and Trimastix.[1]

Another name used is "Preaxostyla".[2]

Phylogeny and Taxonomy[edit]

Based on the work of Zhang et al. 2015.[3]

Trimastix Kent 1880 {Trimastigida Cavalier-Smith 2003: Trimastigidae Saville Kent 1880}

Paratrimastix Zhang et al. 2015 {Paratrimastigidae Zhang et al. 2015}

Oxymonadida Grassé 1952 emend. Cavalier-Smith 2003


  1. ^ Cavalier-Smith T (November 2003). "The excavate protozoan phyla Metamonada Grassé emend. (Anaeromonadea, Parabasalia, Carpediemonas, Eopharyngia) and Loukozoa emend. (Jakobea, Malawimonas): their evolutionary affinities and new higher taxa". Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53 (Pt 6): 1741–58. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.02548-0. PMID 14657102.
  2. ^ Hampl V, Hug L, Leigh JW, et al. (March 2009). "Phylogenomic analyses support the monophyly of Excavata and resolve relationships among eukaryotic "supergroups"". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 106 (10): 3859–64. Bibcode:2009PNAS..106.3859H. doi:10.1073/pnas.0807880106. PMC 2656170. PMID 19237557.
  3. ^ Zhang, et al. (2015). "Marine Isolates of Trimastix marina Form a Plesiomorphic Deep-branching Lineage within Preaxostyla, Separate from Other Known Trimastigids (Paratrimastix n. gen.)". Protist. 166 (4): 468–91. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2015.07.003. PMID 26312987.

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