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Opisthokonta

Taxonomy
Opisthokonta was named by Cavalier-Smith (1987). It is extant.

It was assigned to Eukaryota by Adl et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith
2005Opisthokonta Adl et al. p. 401 figs. Table 1

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
RankNameAuthor
OpisthokontaCavalier-Smith 1987
OpisthokontaCavalier-Smith 1987

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available