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Kingdoms Protozoa and Chromista and the eozoan root of the eukaryotic tree.

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I discuss eukaryotic deep phylogeny and reclassify the basal eukaryotic kingdom Protozoa and derived kingdom Chromista in the light of multigene trees. I transfer the formerly protozoan Heliozoa and infrakingdoms Alveolata and Rhizaria into Chromista, which is sister to kingdom Plantae and arguably originated by synergistic double internal enslavement of green algal and red algal cells. I establish new subkingdoms (Harosa; Hacrobia) for the expanded Chromista. The protozoan phylum Euglenozoa ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1098/rsbl.2009.0948
Journal:
Biology letters More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Pages:
342-345
Publication date:
2010-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1744-957X
ISSN:
1744-9561
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:368776
UUID:
uuid:69499043-343b-4e81-b87b-0a1977e236d7
Local pid:
pubs:368776
Source identifiers:
368776
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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