Oxymonadida

Oxymonadida

[‚äk·sē·mə′näd·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of xylophagous protozoans in the class Zoomastigophorea; colorless flagellate symbionts in the digestive tract of the roach Cryptocercus and of certain termites.
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The Trichomonadida, Oxymonadida, Retortomonadida, and Diplomonadida, for example, are all restricted to an enteral anaerobic environment and lack mitochondria (Levine et al.