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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Chromista
Subregnum: Harosa
Infraregnum: Rhizaria
Phylum: Cercozoa
Subphylum: Endomyxa
Classis: Phytomyxea
Ordo: Plasmodiophorida
Familiae: Endemosarcaceae – Plasmodiophoridae


Plasmodiophorida Raunkiær, Myxomyc. Dan.: 84. 1888 (“Plasmodiophoreae”)

Suprageneric names

  • Plasmodiophorea Olive, 1975
  • Plasmodiophorales Cook, 1928, Cook, 1933
  • Plasmodiophorina Hall, 1953
  • Plasmodiophoromycetes Engler, 1892 ("Plasmodiophorales")
  • Plasmodiophoromycota Whittaker, 1969 [nomen invalidum]
  • Plasmodiophorozoa seu Plasmodiophoromycota Doweld, 2001
  • Plasmodiophora sensu Braselton, 2000


  • Protist classification at micro*scope, May 2001. (CC)
  • Doweld, A.B. 2001. Prosyllabus Tracheophytorum. Tentamen systematis plantarum vascularium (Tracheophyta) [Prosyllabus Tracheophytorum. Опыт системы сосудистых растений]. LXXX + 110 pp. Moscow: Geos. ISBN 5-89118-283-1. DJVU Reference page
  • Cavalier-Smith, Thomas and Chao, Ema E.-Y. , Phylogeny and classification of phylum Cercozoa (Protozoa), Protist 154, 341-358 (2003).
  • Cavalier-Smith, Thomas, Protist phylogeny and the high-level classification of Protozoa, Europ. J. Protistol. 39, 338-348 (2003).
  • Cook, W.R.I. 1928. The inter-relationships of the Archimycetes. New Phytologist 27: 230–260.
  • Cook, W.R.I. 1933. A monograph of the Plasmodiophorales. Arch. Protistenkd. 80: 179–254.
  • Plasmodiophorida in the World Register of Marine Species

Alternative classificationsEdit

Karling (1942)Edit

Karling, J. S. 1942. The Plasmodiophorales. Published by the author, New York, [1].

Order Plasmodiophorales

Whittaker (1969)Edit

From New Concepts of Kingdoms of Organisms, [2].

Olive (1975)Edit

Olive, L. (1975). The mycetozoans. Academic Press, New York, [3].

Kingdom Protista

John O. Corliss (1984)Edit

From The kingdom Protista and its 45 phyla

In Kingdom Protista, Assemblage "Rhizopods"
Phylum Plasmodiophorea Zopf, 1885

Dylewski in Margulis et al. (1990)Edit

Dylewski, D.P., 1990. 23. Phylum Plasmodiophoromycota. In: Margulis, L., J.O. Corliss, M. Melkonian, D.J. Chapman (ed.). Handbook of Protoctista. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Boston, p. 399-416. See Brands, S.J. (1989-2015), [4].

Kingdom Protoctista

Cavalier-Smith (1993)Edit

From Kingdom Protozoa and its 18 phyla

In Class Phytomyxea
Order Plasmodiophorida Cook, 1928

David J. Patterson (1999)Edit

From The Diversity of Eukaryotes

In Eukaryotes
Clade Plasmodiophorids

Braselton in Lee et al. (2000)Edit

Braselton, J.P., 2000. Phylum Plasmodiophora (Plasmodiophoromycota). 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. 1342-1345, [5]. See Brands, S.J. (1989-2015), [6].

In “protozoa”, “other”

Doweld (2001)Edit