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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Protozoa
Subregnum: Eozoa
Infraregnum: Excavata
Phylum: Metamonada
Subphylum: Anaeromonada
Classis: Anaeromonadea
Ordo: Oxymonadida
Familiae: Oxymonadidae – Polymastigidae – Pyrsonymphidae – Saccinobaculidae – Streblomastigidae


Oxymonadida Honigberg et al., 1964

Synonym: Oxymonadina Grassé, 1952


  • Protist classification at micro*scope, May 2001. (CC)
  • Thomas Cavalier-Smith, The excavate protozoan phyla Metamonada Grassé emend. (Anaeromonadea, Parabasalia, Carpediemonas, Eopharyngia) and Loukozoa emend. (Jakobea, Malawimonas): their evolutionary affinities and new higher taxa, Internat. Journal of Syst. and Evol. Microbiol. 53, 1741-1758 (2003).
  • Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Protist phylogeny and the high-level classification of Protozoa, Europ. J. Protistol. 39, 338-348 (2003).
  • Oxymonadida in the World Register of Marine Species

Alternative classificationsEdit

Grassé et al. (1952)Edit

Grassé, P.-P. (Ed.), 1952. Traité de Zoologie. Vol. 1.1, Protozoaires: Flagellés, 1952. Masson, Paris, [1], [2], [3], [4].

Règne animal

Honigberg et al. (1964)Edit

In Phylum Protozoa

Cavalier-Smith (1993)Edit

From Kingdom Protozoa and its 18 phyla

In Phylum Metamonada

  • Subphylum Axostylaria Grassé, 1952 emend. stat. nov.
    • Class Oxymonadea Grassé, 1952 stat. nov. Margulis, 1974
      • Order Oxymonadida Grassé, 1952

David J. Patterson (1999)Edit

From The Diversity of Eukaryotes

In Eukaryotes
Clade Oxymonads

Brugerolle & Lee, in Lee et al. (2000)Edit

Brugerolle, G. & Lee, J.J., 2000. Order Oxymonadida. 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. 1186-1195, [5]. See Brands, S.J. (1989-2015), [6].

In “protozoa”, “flagellated protists

Cavalier-Smith (2002)Edit

From The phagotrophic origin of eukaryotes and phylogenetic classification of Protozoa

In Anaeromonadea

Alastair G. B. Simpson (2003)Edit

From Cytoskeletal organization, phylogenetic affinities and systematics in the contentious taxon Excavata (Eukaryota)

In Excavata, Preaxostyla
Clade Oxymonadida

Adl et al. (2012)Edit

Adl, S. M. et al. (2012). The revised classification of eukaryotes. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 59 (5): 429–514, [7].