New family name based on Trichonemum Cavalier-Smith in Cavalier-Smith, Chao & Lewis, 2016, the latter a nomen novum for Trichonema de Fromentel, 1876, preoccupied by Trichonema Cobbold, 1874 in zoology and Trichonema Ker Gawl., 1802 in botany. Previous family names Trichonemidae Saville Kent, 1881 and Trichonemidae Cavalier-Smith, 2013, based on Trichonema de Fromentel, were therefore invalid, refer Cavalier-Smith et al., 2016.
Cavalier-Smith, T.; Chao, E. E.; Lewis, R. (2016). 187-gene phylogeny of protozoan phylum Amoebozoa reveals a new class (Cutosea) of deep-branching, ultrastructurally unique, enveloped marine Lobosa and clarifies amoeba evolution. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 99: 275-296.