cf Sorodiplophrys spec.



Class Labyrinthulomycetes Dick, 2001


Diagnosis: Producing a rhizoid-like ectoplasmic network of branched, anastomosing, wall-less filaments produced by a specialized organelle known as the bothrosome; multilamellate cell walls composed of Golgi body-derived scales; biciliate zoospores possessing an anterior flagellum.

Labyrinthulomycetes are mainly known as marine organisms, though I find them in almost every freshwater sample.


This class includes:

  1. Order Thraustochytrida Sparrow1973
  2. Order Labyrinthulida Doflein 1901
  3. Order Amphitremida Poche1913
  • Superfamily Amphifiloidea Cavalier-Smith 2012.
    • Family Amphitremidae
      • Archerella
      • Amphitrema
    • Family Diplophryidae Cavalier-Smith 2012
      • Diplophrys
    • Family Amphifilidae Cavalier-Smith 2012
      • Amphifila
      • Fibrophrys
    • Family Sorodiplophryidae Cavalier-Smith 2012.
      • Sorodiplophrys


From Tice et al. (2016)


cf Sorodiplophrys spec. - Kootwijk
cf Sorodiplophrys spec. - mosses, Ecuador