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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Amoebozoa
(unranked): Discosea
Order: Himatismenida

Himatismenida is an Amoebozoa order.[1]

It includes the species Cochliopodium gallicum.[2]

It has been described as a member of Discosea, along with Glycostylida and Dermamoebida.[3]


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  3. Kudryavtsev A, Bernhard D, Schlegel M, Chao EE, Cavalier-Smith T (August 2005). "18S ribosomal RNA gene sequences of Cochliopodium (Himatismenida) and the phylogeny of Amoebozoa". Protist. 156 (2): 215–24. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2005.03.003. PMID 16171188.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>