Description of Komokiacea:
Circumscription: Large marine benthic organisms with a cytoplasmic mass surrounded by agglutinated material. Only known as large amoeboid organisms producing branching pseudopodial strings with which detritus and food is collected. Mostly reported from deep-sea habitats. Very few observations have been made on live cells. Initially classified within the foraminifera, but there is no evidence of a single-chambered or multichambered test. Assigned to the Granuloreticulosea on the basis of one observation of granulo-reticulate pseudopodia-but as pointed out under Granuloreticulosea, this character is not restricted to that group. Ultrastructural identity: No clear ultrastructural identity, this group is distinguished by unusual gross morphology only. Synapomorphy: None known.