Lecture 8 Supplement Protista - Lecture 8 Supplement: The...

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nats1690 - Suppl. Protista 1 Lecture 8 – Supplement: The Extraordinary Protista – a few examples… Foraminiferan – Globigerina
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2 Kingdom Protista: Protozoa have been intriguing scientists for more than 300 years Ever since the Dutch microscopist Antoni van Leeuwenhoek first laid eyes on them. Recalling his discovery of these organisms, he wrote… “No more pleasant sight has met my eye than this.” http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/moviegallery/pondscum.html Unicellular Euglena Colonial Volvox Multicellular Dulse
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nats1690 - Suppl. Protista 3 Vorticella These bell-shaped ciliates live in fresh or salt water attached by a slender stalk to aquatic plants, surface scum, submerged objects, or aquatic animals. The stalk contains a contractile fibril called a myoneme that causes it to coil like a spring when stimulated. Vorticella eat bacteria and small protozoans, using their cilia to sweep their prey into mouth-like openings. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/moviegallery/pondscum/protozoa/vorticella/t1/vorticella16.html http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/moviegallery/pondscum/protozoa/vorticella/t1/vorticella11.html http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/moviegallery/pondscum/protozoa/vorticella/t1/vorticella03.html Examples of some wonderful creatures…
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nats1690 - Suppl. Protista 4 Coleps This barrel-shaped ciliate is covered by a layer of protective, calcareous plates and is commonly found in freshwater. Rapid swimmer, revolving as it travels and using this motion to bore out chunks
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course NATURAL SC NATS 1505 taught by Professor Isley during the Spring '10 term at Columbia State Community College.

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Lecture 8 Supplement Protista - Lecture 8 Supplement: The...

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