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Title: Conosa  
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Subject: Breviata, Amoeba (genus), Amoebic brain abscess, Pinaciophora, Acanthoecidae
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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Unikonta
Kingdom: Amoebozoa
Subphylum: Conosa

Conosa is a grouping of Amoebozoa. It is subdivided into two infraphyla – Mycetozoa and Archamoebae.[1][2]

Conosa includes the species Dictyostelium discoideum and Entamoeba histolytica, among others.[3]


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  2. ^ Bapteste E, Brinkmann H, Lee JA, et al (February 2002). "The analysis of 100 genes supports the grouping of three highly divergent amoebae: Dictyostelium, Entamoeba, and Mastigamoeba". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99 (3): 1414–9.  
  3. ^ Song J, Xu Q, Olsen R, et al (December 2005). "Comparing the Dictyostelium and Entamoeba genomes reveals an ancient split in the Conosa lineage". PLoS Comput. Biol. 1 (7): e71.  
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