Stylocephalidae

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Stylocephalidae
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Stylocephalidae
Genera

Bulbocephalus
Campanacephalus
Clavicephalus
Cystocephaloides
Colepismatophila
Cystocephalus
Lepismatophila
Lophocephalus
Lophocephaloides
Oocephalus
Orbocephalus
Sphaerorhynchus
Stylocephalus
Stylocephaloides
Xiphocephalus

Stylocephalidae is a family of parasitic alveolates of the phylum Apicomplexia

Taxonomy[edit]

Fifteen genera are recognised in this family.

History[edit]

This taxon was created by Ellis in 1912.[1]

Description[edit]

Species in this taxon infect insects.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellis MM (1912) A new species of gregarine from North American diplopods. Zool Anz 15: 8-11