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Kingdom Protista
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Animal-Like Grouping 6 phyla involved Division based on means of locomotion primarily Means: pseudopodia, flagella, cilia, or no known  means of locomotion
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Phylum Rhizopoda Pseudopodia for locomotion Various genera and species Typical genus –  Amoeba Other examples are  Entamoeba  and  Naegleria
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Phylum Actinopoda Pseudopodia for locomotion Also referred to as either  actinopods or radiolarians Glassy exoskeleton giving  distinct shape Typically freshwater forms only
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Phylum Foraminifera Pseudopodia for locomotion Typically a calcium type shell or test with pores through  which pseudopodia extend All marine specimens Good geologic markers (index fossils) Skeletons make chalk (White Cliffs of Dover)
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Phylum Zoomastigophora Flagella for locomotion Generally referred to as zooflagellates Most are symbionts, usually parasites Trichonympha  in termites for wood digestion Trypanosoma  produces sleeping sickness Giardia  is unusual with 2 nuclei; Rocky Mountain  lows
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Trypanosoma  sp. in blood  smear. Giardia lamblia
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