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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Subdivision: Kickxellomycotina
Order: Dimargaritales

Dimargaritales is an order of fungi in the subdivision Kickxellomycotina.[1]

It is parasitic.[2] But can grow solitary on agar media, thus cold facultative parasite.

Only 1 family, Dimargaritaceae, exists, containing three genera:


  1. ^ "Zygomycota". Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  2. ^ Tanabe Y, O'Donnell K, Saikawa M, Sugiyama J (August 2000). "Molecular phylogeny of parasitic zygomycota (Dimargaritales, zoopagales) based on nuclear small subunit ribosomal DNA sequences". Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 16 (2): 253–62. doi:10.1006/mpev.2000.0775. PMID 10942611.