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Unformatted text preview: • Protista o usually unicellular o may be colonial eukaryotic organisms • Phylum Euglenozoa o has a flagella o is a green animal EUGLENA- 1/3 of species are autotrophic with symbionts TRYPANOSOMA- causes sleeping sickness • Superphylum Alveolata o have small cavities on outer surface Phylum Dinozoa or Pyrrophyta • the dinoflagellates cause red tides • have a groove around the center of their body o EX- peridinium Phylum Apicomplexans • complex at one end • have a spore like infection stage o Plasmodium causes malaria Phylum Ciliophora • ciliates • paramecium have many tiny hairs to move with • Superphylum Stramenopila o has many hairs on the flagella o may be photosynthetic 4 chloroplasts membranes, Chlorophyll A and C, an accessory pigment fucoxanthin o may be colorless Phylum Bacillariophyceae • diatoms o like glass walls, or Petri dishes Phylum Phaeophyceae • brown algae may be very tall o EX- bangia, sargassum, Ectocarpus, Fucus, Laminaria...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIO 111 taught by Professor Briggs during the Spring '07 term at Lycoming.
- Spring '07