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Eucarya (disused)

Taxonomy
Eucarya was named by Woese et al. (1990). It is extant.

It was assigned to Life by Woese et al. (1990).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Eucarya Woese et al. p. 4578

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eucarya
RankNameAuthor
Eucarya

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
C. R. Woese et al. 1990Domain Eucarya [Greek adjective EV (good; true in modern common usages); and Greek noun Kapwv (nut or kernel; refers to the nucleus in modem biological usage)]: cells eukaryotic; cell membrane lipids predominantly glycerol fatty acyl diesters; ribosomes containing a eukaryotic type of rRNA (2,18,19).