Actinocephalidae

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Actinocephalidae
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Actinocephalidae
Genera

Actinocephalus
Asterophora
Acanthoepimeritus
Agrippina
Alaspora
Amphoroides
Amphorocephalus
Anthorhynchus
Ascocephalus
Bothriopsides
Caulocephalus
Chilogregarina
Coleorhynchus
Cornimeritus
Crucocephalus
Discorhyncus
Epicavus
Gemmicephalus
Geneiorhynchus
Globulocephalus
Gryllotalpia
Harendraia
Legeria
Levinea
Phialoides
Pilidiophora
Pomania
Pyxinia
Pileocephalus
Sciadiophora
Steinina
Stictospora
Stylocystis
Taeniocystis
Tricystis
Thalicola
Umbracephalus
Urnaepimeritus

Actinocephalidae is a family of parasitic alveolates of the phylum Apicomplexia

Taxonomy

Thirty eight genera are recognised in this family.

History

This taxon was created by Leger in 1892.[1]

Description

Species in this taxon infect insects.

References

  1. ^ Leger L (1892) Recherches sur les Grégarines. Tablettes Zoologique. 3: 1482
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