Postciliodesmatophora is a subphylum of ciliates.[2]

"Blepharisma hyalinum"
Blepharisma hyalinum
Scientific classification e
(unranked): SAR
Infrakingdom: Alveolata
Phylum: Ciliophora
Subphylum: Postciliodesmatophora
Gerassimova & Seravin, 1976


Members of this subphylum share stacks of postciliary microtubular ribbons associated with somatic kinetosomes, and called postciliodesmata.[3]


  1. ^ Warren, A. (2019). World Ciliophora Database. Postciliodesmatophora. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2019-01-07
  2. ^ Gerassimova, Z. P.; Seravin, L. N. (1976). "Ectoplasmic fibrillar system of Infusoria and its role for the understanding of their phylogeny". Zool. Zh. 55: 645–656.
  3. ^ Corliss, John O. (1979). The Ciliated Protozoa: Characterization, Classification and Guide to the Literature. Pergamon Press. p. 198. ISBN 9781483154176.