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Apusomonas sp.
Scientific classification e
Order: Apusomonadida
Genus: Apusomonas
Aléxéieff, 1924
Type species
Apusomonas proboscidea
Aléxéieff, 1924
  • A. australiensis Ekelund & Patterson 1997
  • A. proboscidea Aléxéieff 1924

Apusomonas is a genus of Apusozoa erected by A. G. Aléxéieff in 1924.[1]

It includes the species Apusomonas proboscidea.[2]


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  2. ^ Kim E, Simpson AG, Graham LE (December 2006). "Evolutionary relationships of apusomonads inferred from taxon-rich analyses of 6 nuclear encoded genes". Molecular Biology and Evolution. 23 (12): 2455–66. doi:10.1093/molbev/msl120. PMID 16982820.