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Classification of the Phylum Ciliophora, down to genus, revised by Denis Lynn (unpubl.)

Phylum CILIOPHORA Doflein, 1901

    Subphylum INTRAMACRONUCLEATA Lynn, 1996

      Class SPIROTRICHEA Bütschli, 1889
        Subclass Protocruziidia de Puytorac, Grain & Mignot, 1987
          Order Protocruziida Jankowski in Small & Lynn, 1985
              Protocruziidae Jankowski in Small & Lynn, 1985
                - Protocruzia de Faria, da Cunha & Pinto, 1922

        Subclass Phacodiniidia Small & Lynn, 1985
          Order Phacodiniida Small & Lynn, 1985
              Phacodiniidae Corliss, 1979
                - Phacodinium Prowazek, 1900

        Subclass Licnophoridia Corliss, 1957
          Order Licnophorida Corliss, 1957
              Licnophoridae Bütschli, 1887
                - Licnophora Claparède, 1867

        Subclass Hypotrichia Stein, 1859
          Order Kiitrichida Nozawa, 1941
              Kiitrichidae Nozawa, 1941
                - Caryotricha Kahl, 1932
                - Kiitricha Nozawa, 1941