Kingdom protozoa and its 18 phyla.

@article{Cavaliersmith1993KingdomPA,
  title={Kingdom protozoa and its 18 phyla.},
  author={T Cavalier-smith},
  journal={Microbiological reviews},
  year={1993},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={953-94}
}
The demarcation of protist kingdoms is reviewed, a complete revised classification down to the level of subclass is provided for the kingdoms Protozoa, Archezoa, and Chromista, and the phylogenetic basis of the revised classification is outlined. Removal of Archezoa because of their ancestral absence of mitochondria, peroxisomes, and Golgi dictyosomes makes the kingdom Protozoa much more homogeneous: they all either have mitochondria and peroxisomes or have secondarily lost them. Predominantly… CONTINUE READING
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