Protist Supergroups - EXCAVATA Euglenozoans Kinetoplastids...

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EXCAVATA Euglenozoans Kinetoplastids Example: Trypanosoma Euglenids Example: Euglena
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RHIZARIA Foraminiferans and radiolarians Single-celled heterotrophs with a secreted shell Many openings for pseudopods
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CHROMALVEOLATA / Alveolates All alveolates have tiny sacs ( alveoli ) beneath the plasma membrane All single-celled Examples: Ciliates, dinoflagellates, and apicomplexans
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Ciliates Aquatic predators and parasites with many cilia Example: Paramecium
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Apicomplexans Heterotrophs: Parasites living in animal cells Cell-piercing structure made of microtubules Reproduce sexually and asexually in host cells Only gametes have flagella Example: Plasmodium (malaria)
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Malaria Plasmodium species cause malaria
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Dinoflagellates Aquatic heterotrophs and autotrophs with a cellulose covering Photosynthetic protists cause algal blooms in nutrient-rich water
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Protist Supergroups - EXCAVATA Euglenozoans Kinetoplastids...

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