Filasterea

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Filasterea
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked) Opisthokonta
(unranked) Choanozoa or Holozoa
(unranked) Filozoa
Class: Filasterea
Cavalier-Smith, 2008
Order: Ministeriida
Cavalier-Smith, 1997
Families and Genera

Capsaspora

Ministeria

Filasterea is a grouping that includes Ministeria and Capsaspora.[1]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin filum meaning "thread" and Greek aster meaning "star". Owing to the thread like protoplasmic radiating processes from the organisms of the taxon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shalchian-Tabrizi K, Minge MA, Espelund M; et al. (2008). Aramayo, Rodolfo, ed. "Multigene phylogeny of choanozoa and the origin of animals". PLoS ONE 3 (5): e2098. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002098. PMC 2346548. PMID 18461162.