[ref. ID; 4132 (Pierre de Puytorac, Jean Grain, P Legendre, and J. Devaux, 1984)] (in France)

Phylum: Ciliophora
Subphylum: Karyorelictophora
Class: Karyorelicta

Subphylum: Kinetophragmophora
Class: Colpodea
Order: Colpodida de Puytorac et al., 1974
Suborder I: Platyophryina de Puytorac et al., 1979
Family Platyophryidae de Puytorac et al., 1979
Suborder II: Bryophryina de Puytorac et al., 1979
Family Bryophryidae de Puytorac et al., 1979
Genus: Bryophrya Kahl, 1931, Puytoraciella Njine, 1979
Suborder III: Colpodina Foissner, 1978
Family Colpodidae Foissner, 1978
Genus: Colpoda O. F. Muller, 1773
Family Paracolpodidae n. fam.
Genus: Paracolpoda, Bresslaua Kahl, 1931, Tillina Gruber, 1879
Suborder IV:
Class: Hypostomea (includ. Peniculida, Nassulida, Parapeniculida, Peritrichida)
Class: Spirotrichea (includ. Hypotrichida, Clevelandellida, Heterotrichida, Oligotrichida)
Class: Hymenostomea (includ. Hymenostomatida, Apostomatida)

Subphylum: Hymenophora
Class: Phyllopharyngea
Class: Gymnostomea
Subclass: Gymnostomia
Subclass: Astomia