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Title: Carpediemonas  
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Protista
(unranked): Excavata
Phylum: Metamonada
Superclass: Carpediemonadia
Class: Carpediemonadea
Order: Carpediemonadida
Genus: Carpediemonas
Ekebom, Patterson & Vørs, 1996 [1]
Species: C. membranifera
Binomial name
Carpediemonas membranifera
(Larsen & Patterson, 1990) Ekebom, Patterson & Vørs, 1996

Carpediemonas is a genus of protozoa. The single known species, Carpediemonas membranifera, is a small flagellate that was originally isolated from anaerobic intertidal sediment. It is distantly related to diplomonads.[2][3] It has been shown to have a membrane-bounded organelle reminiscent of a hydrogenosome.[4]


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