Proteromonas

Proteromonas

flagellate protozoa found in the intestines of all lizards; not thought to be pathogenic.
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Much to everyone's surprise, Blastocystis was shown, by small subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequencing, to be a stramenopile or heterokont, and its closest relative is Proteromonas, a flagellate (18).