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Excavates (Excavates) is a group of living things. There are 840 species of excavates, in 224 genera and 47 families. Excavates includes groups like Malawimonadidae.

EOL has data for 5 attributes, including:

  • known marine species
    • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/DescribedAcceptedSpecies
    • Definition: number of currently described and taxonomically accepted marine species in this clade (Appeltans et al. 2012. The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity. Current Biology 22, 2189–2202. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.036)
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of excavates