Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Chromista
Subregnum: Harosa
Infraregnum: Rhizaria
Phylum: Cercozoa
Class: Dimorphiellatea
Ordo: Dimorphiellida
Familia: Dimorphiellidae
Species: A. mirabilis


Acinetactis A.Stokes, Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 23: 567. 23 Dec 1886.

Type species: Acinetactis mirabilis A.Stokes


  • Dimorphiella Valkanov, Izv. Bulg. Bot. Druz. 1: 106. 1926, nec Dimorphiella Grinbergs, 1968 (Insecta)
  • Type species: Dimorphiella elegans Valkanov


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Alternative classificationsEdit

Hall (1953)Edit

Hall, R. P. 1953. Protozoology. Prentice Hall, New York, [1].

Phylum Protozoa

Davidson (1982)Edit

Davidson, L. (1982). Ultrastructure, behavior, and algal flagellate affinities of the helioflagellate Ciliophrys marina, and the classificaion of the helioflagellates (Protista, Actinopoda, Heliozoa). J. Protozool., 29, 19-29.


Patterson (1993)Edit

Patterson, D. J. 1993. The current status of the free-living heterotrophic flagellates. J. Euk. Microbiol. 40: 606–609.

"free-living heterotrophic flagellates"

  • group B (taxa missing an ultrastructural identity)

Patterson, Vørs, Simpson, & O'Kelly, in Lee et al. (2000)Edit

Patterson, D.J., Vørs, N., Simpson, A.G.B. & O'Kelly, C., 2000. Residual Free-living and Predatory Heterotrophic Flagellates. In: Lee, J.J., Leedale, G.F. & Bradbury, P. An Illustrated Guide to the Protozoa. Society of Protozoologists/Allen Press: Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A, 2nd ed., vol. 2, p. 1302-1328, [2]. See Brands, S.J. (1989-2015), [3].

Bass et al. (2009)Edit

Bass D, Chao EE, Nikolaev S, Yabuki A, Ishida K, Berney C, Pakzad U, Wylezich C & Cavalier-Smith T (2009). Phylogeny of novel naked filose and reticulose Cercozoa: Granofilosea cl. n. and Proteomyxidea revised. Protist 160: 75–109.

Cavalier-Smith & Oates (2012)Edit

Cavalier-Smith, T., & Oates, B. (2012). Ultrastructure of Allapsa vibrans and the body plan of Glissomonadida (Cercozoa). Protist, 163(2), 165-187.

Phylum Cercozoa Cavalier-Smith, 1998;