Bodonida

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Bodonida
Bodo saltans
Bodo saltans
Scientific classification e
Phylum: Euglenozoa
Class: Kinetoplastea
Subclass: Metakinetoplastina
Order: Bodonida
Hollande, 1952[1]
Suborders[2]

Bodonida is an order of kinetoplastid flagellate excavates. It contains the genera Bodo and Rhynchomonas, relatives to the parasitic trypanosomes. This order also contains the colonial genus Cephalothamnium.

Taxonomy[edit]

Bodonida contains the following suborders and families:[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Hollande, A. (1952). Ordre des Bodonides (Bodonidea ord. nov.). In Traité de Zoologie, pp. 669–693. Edited by P. P. Grassé. Paris: Masson & Cie.
  2. ^ a b Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org/browse/taxonomy/?id=141999 ; searched on 25 April 2018.