Unikont

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Unikonts
Temporal range: Early Ectasian - Present, 1400–0Ma
Unikonta collage.jpg
Clockwise, from top left: Abeoforma whisleri (Ichthyosporea); Amanita muscaria (Fungi); Desmarella moniliformis (Choanoflagellatea); Bonnet Macaque (Metazoa); Nuclearia thermophila (Nucleariida); Amoeba proteus (Amoebozoa)
Scientific classification e
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Unikonta
Cavalier-Smith, 2002
Subgroups
Synonyms
  • Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
  • Opimoda Derelle et al., 2015

Unikonts are members o the Unikonta, a taxonomic group proponed bi Thomas Cavalier-Smith.[1][2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cavalier-Smith T (March 2002). "The phagotrophic origin of eukaryotes and phylogenetic classification of Protozoa". Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52 (Pt 2): 297–354. PMID 11931142. 
  2. Cavalier-Smith, Thomas (2003). "Protist phylogeny and the high-level classification of Protozoa". European Journal of Protistology. 39 (4): 338–348. doi:10.1078/0932-4739-00002.