Biology:Zoopagales

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Zoopagales
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Subdivision: Zoopagomycotina
Class: Zoopagomycetes
Order: Zoopagales
Bessey ex R.K.Benj. (1979)
Families

Cochlonemataceae
Helicocephalidaceae
Piptocephalidaceae
Sigmoideomycetaceae
Zoopagaceae

Genera incertae sedis
Basidiolum
Massartia

The Zoopagales is an order of fungi in the subdivision Zoopagomycotina. Most species are parasites or predators of microscopic animals such as amoebae. They also prey on rotifers.[1] The order contains 5 families, 22 genera, and 190 species.[2]

References

  1. Izco J (coord.) (2005). Botánica (2nd ed.). Madrid: McGraw-Hill. p. 281. ISBN 84-486-0609-4. 
  2. Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. 2008. p. 743. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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