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Monotypic taxon: Class Diphyllatea Cavalier-Smith, 2003 (protozoan)


SN2000 author citation T. Cavalier-Smith, 2003
Original name, rank & spelling Cavalier-Smith, T. 2003. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1755, table 1 (p. 1747). ("classis nov.").
Description/Diagnosis in English op. cit.: 1755 ("Diagnosis").
Emended diagnosis (emend.) Cavalier-Smith, T. 2022(2021). Protoplasma 259: table 1 (p. 521: "Cavalier-Smith, 2003 em.").


Nominotypical taxon [ICZN]Diphylleida (Order) Cavalier-Smith, 1993
Questionably Type, by inferenceDiphylleia (Genus) Massart, 1920 Ref: T. Cavalier-Smith, 2003: 1755 ("The class name is not directly based on the generic name, as Diphylleia Michx. is unfortunately also the name of a flowering plant."). [new]
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