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Title: Agamococcidiorida  
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Subject: Apicomplexa, Coccidia, Rhytidocystis
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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Superphylum: Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Class: Conoidasida
Subclass: Coccidia
Order: Agamococcidiorida
Families & Genera


  • Gemmocystis


Agamococcidiorida is an order within the subclass Coccidia of the phylum Apicomplexia.[1] All members of this order are parasitic protozoa.

They are found in marine annelids.

Life cycle

Both merogony and gametogony are absent in this order.

The oocysts contain sporocysts with two sporozoites each.


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