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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Phylum: Apusozoa
Class: Thecomonadea
Order: Apusomonadida
Karpov & Mylnikov, 1989[1]

Apusomonadida is a grouping of Apusozoa. It is sister to the opisthokonts.[2]

It includes the genera Apusomonas, Manchomonas, Thecamonas, Podomonas and Multimonas.



  1. ^ Karpov S. A. & Mylnikov A. P. 1989. Biology and ultrastructure of colourless flagellates Apusomonadida ord. n. Zoologischkei Zhurnal 58: 5-17. (in Russian)
  2. ^ Thomas Cavalier-Smith & Ema E. Chao (October 2010). "Phylogeny and evolution of Apusomonadida (Protozoa: Apusozoa): new genera and species". Protist. 161 (4): 549–576. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2010.04.002. PMID 20537943. 
  3. ^ CAVALIER-SMITH, Thomas (May 2013). "Early evolution of eukaryote feeding modes, cell structural diversity, and classification of the protozoan phyla Loukozoa, Sulcozoa, and Choanozoa". European Journal of Protistology. 49 (2): 115–178 Document online. doi:10.1016/j.ejop.2012.06.001. ISSN 0932-4739. PMID 23085100.