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From: How many novel eukaryotic 'kingdoms'? Pitfalls and limitations of environmental DNA surveys

Figure 5

Identification of the 289 published phylotypes we re-analysed. (A) As determined by their authors and (B) after our re-analysis, highlighting the relative proportion of previously undetected chimeras and the reduced number of phylotypes of undetermined taxonomic position, compared to the proportion of phylotypes belonging to each defined higher-level eukaryotic group. The phylotypes related to, respectively, Mastigamoeba invertens, Jakoba incarcerata, and the Carpediemonas + Retortamonas + diplomonads lineage were grouped together as 'Excavates'.

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