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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladi: Animalia (regnum) - Choanomonada - Fungi (regnum) - Mesomycetozoa


  • Opisthokonta includes animals, choanoflagellates (paraphyletic) and fungi (except slime moulds (Mycetozoa))


  • Cavalier-Smith, T. 2009: Megaphylogeny, cell body plans, adaptive zones: causes and timing of eukaryote basal radiations. Journal of eukaryotic microbiology, 56: 26-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2008.00373.x
  • Philip, G.K.; Creevey, C.J.; McInerney, J.O. 2005: The Opisthokonta and the Ecdysozoa May Not Be Clades: Stronger Support for the Grouping of Plant and Animal than for Animal and Fungi and Stronger Support for the Coelomata than Ecdysozoa. Molecular biology and evolution, 22: 1175-1184. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msi102
  • Steenkamp, E.T.; Wright, J.; Baldauf, S.L. 2006: The protistan origins of animals and fungi. Molecular biology and evolution, 23: 93-106. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msj011


Vernacular names[edit]

Ελληνικά: Οπισθόκοντα
English: Opisthokont
français: Opisthocontes, opisthocontes
македонски: Заднокамшични
日本語: オピストコンタ
Tiếng Việt: Sinh vật lông roi sau