Zoopagales

Zoopagales

Zoopagales
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Zygomycota
Subdivision: Zoopagomycotina
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 subphylum Zoopagomycotina. Most species are parasites or predators of microscopic animals such as amoebae. They also predate 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.  
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 743.  

External links

  • Zoopagales at Zygomycetes.org