Diplomonadida


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Diplomonadida

[‚dip·lō·mə′nad·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of small, colorless protozoans in the class Zoomastigophorea, having a bilaterally symmetrical body with four flagella on each side.
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Unique phylogenetic position of Diplomonadida based on the complete small subunit ribosomal RNA sequence of Giardia ardeae, Giardia muris, Giardia duodenalis and Hexamita sp.
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