Pellitida Smirnov et al. 2011

 

Diagnosis: Thick cell coat does not contain scales, is integrated with the cellmembrane, and envelops the entire cell or part of the cell, leaving dorsal surface free.
Endostelium, Gocevia, Paragocevia, Pellita.
Gocevia and Endostelium group within Pellitida in small subunit (SSU) rRNAtrees.