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Trichozoa is a group of excavate protists.[1]

"Fornicata" is a similar grouping,[2] but it excludes Parabasalia.[3]

"Eopharyngia" is an even more narrow grouping, including Retortamonadida and Diplomonadida but not Carpediemonas.[3]


  1. ^ Cavalier-Smith T (November 2003). "The excavate protozoan phyla Metamonada Grassé emend. (Anaeromonadea, Parabasalia, Carpediemonas, Eopharyngia) and Loukozoa emend. (Jakobea, Malawimonas): their evolutionary affinities and new higher taxa". Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53 (Pt 6): 1741–58.  
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  3. ^ a b Tree at National Institute of Genetics

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