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Filasterea

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Domain  Eukaryota
Filasterea httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsff

Class  Filasterea Cavalier-Smith, 2008
Order  Ministeriida Cavalier-Smith, 1997
Similar  Holomycota, Mesomycetozoea, Fonticula, Capsaspora, Nucleariida

Filasterea is a proposed basal Filozoan clade that includes Ministeria and Capsaspora. It is a sister clade to the Apoikozoa in which the Choanoflagellatea and Animals appeared.

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Etymology

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

Taxonomy

  • Class Filasterea Shalchian-Tabrizi et al. 2008
  • Order Ministeriida Cavalier-Smith 1997
  • Family Capsasporidae Cavalier-Smith 2008
  • Genus Capsaspora Hertel et al. 2002
  • Species Capsaspora owczarzaki Hertel et al. 2002
  • Family Ministeriidae Cavalier-Smith 2008
  • Genus Ministeria Patterson et al. 1993 emend. Tong 1997
  • Species M. marisola Patterson et al. 1993
  • Species M. vibrans Tong 1997
  • References

    Filasterea Wikipedia