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Trichomonas Giemsa DPDx.JPG
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Excavata
Phylum: Metamonada
Class: Parabasalia
Order: Trichomonadida
Family: Trichomonadidae
Genus: Trichomonas

Trichomonas is a genus of anaerobic excavates that are parasites of vertebrates. They are included with the Parabasalids.

Species of Trichomonas include:

Restoration of a Tyrannosaurus with Trichomonas-like infections.


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  2. ^ "Kingdom Protista". Biology 1AL Laboratory Manual. UC Berkeley. Fall 2011. p. 42. 

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