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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
(unranked): Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Order: Chromatorida
Euzéby, 1988

Chromatorida was an order of pigmented intraerythrocytic parasitic alveolates created by Jacques Euzéby in 1988.[1]

It has one suborder - Laveraniina with two families - Plasmodiidae and Haemoproteidae.


  1. ^ Euzéby, J. (1988) Comparative Medical Protozoology, Vol. 3: Apicomplexa, 2: Haemosporidioses, Part 1: Plasmodiids, Haemoproteids, "Piroplasms" (general characters)