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Postgaardi J.Fenschel, C.Bernard, G.Esteban, B.J.Findlay, P.J.Hansen & Iversen, 1995

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Subphylum Subphylum Postgaardia
Class Postgaardea
Order Postgaardida
Family Postgaardidae

Holotype species: Postgaardi mariagerensis T.Fenschel, C.Bernard, G.Esteban, B.J.Findlay, P.J.Hansen & Iversen

Original publication and holotype designation: Fenchel, T., Bernard, C., Esteban, G., Finlay, B.J., Hansen, P.J. & Iversen, N. (1995). Microbial diversity and activity in a Danish fjord with anoxic deep water. Ophelia 43: 45-100.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Cavalier-Smith, T. (2016). Higher classification and phylogeny of Euglenozoa. European Journal of Protistology 56: 250–276, 2 figs.

Comments: The type species does not possess a pellicle and thus may not be an Euglenoid. The name should probably be corrected under the Botanical Code to "Postgaardia" but this does not appear to have been done.

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