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Ministeria vibrans
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Opisthokonta
(unranked): Holozoa
(unranked): Filozoa
Class: Filasterea
Order: Ministeriida
Family: Ministeriidae
Genus: Ministeria
Patterson et al. 1993[1] emend. Tong 1997[2]

Ministeria is a genus of Filasterea. Species are found in the North Atlantic ocean and in British waters.


  1. ^ Heterotrophic flagellates and other protists associated with oceanic detritus throughout the water column in the mid North Atlantic. DJ Patterson, K Nygaard, G Steinberg, CM Turley, Journal of the Marine Biological …, 1993
  2. ^ Heterotrophic flagellates and other protists from Southampton Water, UK. SM Tong, Ophelia, 1997