PROTIST KINGDOM - similar to fungi (convergence only)...

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PROTIST KINGDOM Protozoans: Animal- like - live by ingesting food - heterotrophs ..Rhizopoda (Amoebas) ..Actinopoda (Heliozoans, ....Radiozoans) ..Foraminifera (Forams) ..Apicomplexa (Sporozoans, ....... Plasmodium Malaria) ..Zoomastigophora (Zooflagellates) ..Ciliphora (Ciliates) detritus feeders (some symbionts) Protozoa were classified by how they feed and how they move. Artificial, cause assumes things can not reverse - assumes all traits are descendent. Divergent evolution (derived traits) vs. convergent evolution (independently derived traits). ANIMAL KINGDOM Fungus-like Protists ..Myxomycota (Plasmodial Slime Molds) ..Acrasiomycota (Cellular Slime Molds) ..Oomycota (Water Molds) Slime molds, water molds body form and life style
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Unformatted text preview: similar to fungi (convergence only) differ from fungi in cellular organization, reproduction, life cycle FUNGUS KINGDOM Note: I will not cover Fungi; I highly recommond taking a Mycology class. Plant-like Protists - Autotrophic - Photosynthetic Eukaryotic Algae ..Euglena, etc. (Euglenophyta) ..Dinoflagelates (Dinoflagellata) ..Diatoms (Bacillariophyta) ..Golden Algae (Chrysophyta) ..Brown Algae (Phaeophyta) ..Red Algae (Rhodophyta) ..Green Algae (Chlorophyta) Different photosynthetic pigments. Different reproductive stratagies Differ also in carbohydrate food reserve, number of flagella, cell wall components and habitat. See Table 26.2 PLANT KINGDOM...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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