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Ancyromonas sp.
Scientific classification e
(unranked): Bikonta
(unranked): Varisulca
Genus: Ancyromonas
Kent 1880
Type species
A. sigmoides
Kent, 1880

Ancyromonas is a genus of Varisulca. It is a flagellate.[1]

It includes the species Ancyromonas sigmoides.[2]

Planomonas has been described as a junior synonym of Ancyromonas.[3]


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  2. ^ Cavalier-Smith T, Chao EE, Stechmann A, Oates B, Nikolaev S (October 2008). "Planomonadida ord. nov. (Apusozoa): ultrastructural affinity with Micronuclearia podoventralis and deep divergences within Planomonas gen. nov". Protist. 159 (4): 535–62. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2008.06.002. PMID 18723395. 
  3. ^ Heiss AA, Walker G, Simpson AG (May 2010). "Clarifying the taxonomic identity of a phylogenetically important group of eukaryotes: Planomonas is a junior synonym of Ancyromonas". J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 57 (3): 285–93. doi:10.1111/j.1550-7408.2010.00477.x. PMID 20384907.