What is the taxonomic classification for malaria?

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Aug 1, 2015

Plamodium sp.


Following is the taxanomic classification of malaria.

four different species are known to cause malaria. out of which the most deadliest (causes largest number of fatality) is P. falciparum

Kingdom Protista

Subkingdom Protozoa

Phylum Apicomplexa

Class Sporozoasida

Order Eucoccidiorida

Family Plasmodiidae

Genus Plasmodium

Species *falciparum, malariae, ovale, vivax *