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Life / Eukarya / Alveolata / Ciliophora (ciliates)
Karyorelictea (Loxodes, Tracheloraphis etc.)
Heterotrichea (Stentor, Blepharisma, Plagiotoma, Licnophora etc.)
Spirotrichea (Halteria, Strombidium, Euplotes, Oxytricha, Stylonychia etc.)
Armophorea (Metopus, Phacodinium, Discomorphella etc.)
Litostomatea (Didinium, Dileptus, Lacrymaria etc.)
Phyllopharyngea (Chilodonella, Tokophrya, Ephelota, Ophyryodendron etc.)
Nassophorea (Pseudomicrothorax etc.)
Colpodea (Colpoda, Bursaria etc.)
Plagiopylea (Plagiopyla etc.)
Prostomatea (Prorodon, Urotricha, Coleps, Holophrya etc.)
Oligohymenophorea (Paramecium, Vorticella, Glaucoma, Tetrahymena, Uronema etc.)
1. Postciliodesmatophora
2. Intramacronucleata
Reference
  • Lynn, D. H. (2003) Morphology or molecules: How do we identify the major lineages of ciliates (Phylum Ciliophora)? Europ.J.Protistol. 39 356364.
Alveolata