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Hexamita Dujardin, 1838

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Infrakingdom Excavata (Infrakingdom)
Phylum Metamonada
Subphylum Trichozoa
Superclass Eopharyngia
Class Trepomonadea
Subclass Diplozoa
Order Distomatida
Family Hexamitidae

Holotype species: Hexamita nodulosa Dujardin

Original publication:Dujardin, F. (1838). Sur des Monades à filament multiple. Annales des Sciences Naturelles. Seconde Série. Zoologie 10: 17-21.
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Type designated in Dujardin, F. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Zoophytes, Infusoires, comprenant la physiologie et la clasification de ces animaux et la manière de les étudier à l'aide du microscope. pp. i-xii, 1-684. Paris: Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as masculine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Dujardin, F. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Zoophytes, Infusoires, comprenant la physiologie et la clasification de ces animaux et la manière de les étudier à l'aide du microscope. pp. i-xii, 1-684. Paris: Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret.

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