Name: Myxogastres Engl. & Prantl
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Status: Deprecated

Name: Myxogastres

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Author: Engl. & Prantl

Citation: Engl. & Prantl, in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Teil. I (Leipzig) 1: 1, [Contents page] (1897)

Preferred Synonyms:Myxomycetes G. Winter

Deprecated Synonyms: Myxogastria Caval.-Sm., Myxomycophyta, Myxogastrea L.S. Olive, Myxogastromycetidae G.W. Martin,

Misspellings: Myxomycetales, Mixomycete, Myxomycete, Mixomycota


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Protozoa

Phylum: Amoebozoa

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Editorial comment:
Also given in the account by Schröter (ibid. p. 8, June 1889), as ‘Myxogasteres’. See also Massee, Monogr. Myxogastres: 28, 1892, as ‘(Fries).’, no rank given; given in the ‘correct’ form by Locq., De Taxia Fungorum: 6, 1974 as ‘Myxogastromycetes (Fr.) Schr.’ but subsequently attributed to Feltgen (1889) by Loquin (1984). As class ‘Myxogastrea Fries 1829 stat. nov.’ in Cavalier-Smith, Microbiol. Rev. 57: 971, 1993, ending in accordance with the Zoological Code. Based on Fries, Systema Mycologicum 3: 67, 1829, as sub-order

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