Last name of the Dutch microscopist who first discovered protists
Protists / unicellular:
____ are more structurally and funcionally diverse than any other group of eukaryotes; most are _____.
Protists are ____ ____ , in that some are photoautotrophs, some are heterotrophs and others are mixotrophs.
____ combine photosynthesis and heterotrophic nutrition.
_____ is the process in which certain unicellular organisms engulf other cells, which become endosymbionts and ultimately organelles in the host cell.
_____ is the protist super group that includes parasites such as Giardia.
_____ is the protist super group that includes diatoms and brown algae (kelp forests).
____ is the protist super group that consists of species of amoebas.
_____ is the protist super group that includes land plants, red & green algae, such as volvox.
____ is the protist super group that includes animals and fungi.
____ are a sub-catagory of Excavata, that have two equal-sized nuclei and multiple flagella, such as Giardia.
____ are a sub-catagory of Excavata and includes the parabasalid Trichomonas Vaginalis, a sexually transmitted parasite that infects 5 million people each year.
_____ are a sub-catagory of Excavata and their main morphological feature is the presence of a sprial or crystalline rod inside their flagella.
_____ are one of two sub-catagories of Euglenozoans (Excavata) that have a single, large mitochondrion containing an organized mass of DNA called a kinetoplast.
____ are one of two sub-catagories of Euglenozoans (excavata) which have a pocket at one end from which one or two flagella emerge. Ex: Euglena
____ are mixotrophs.
_____are one of two sub-catagories of Chromalveolates that have membrane-bounded sacs (alveoli) just under the plasma membrane.
____ are one of two sub-catagories of Chromalveolates composed of marine algae and have a characteristic flagellum, with numerous fine, hairlike projections.
____ are one of three sub-catagories of Alveolates (Chromalveolates) and are characterized by cells that are reinforced by cellulose plates.
Dinoflagellate blooms are episodes of explosive population growth that sometimes cause a phenomenon called ___ ____.
_____ are one of three sub-catagories of Alveolates (Chromalveolates) that are named for thier use of cilia to move and feed; ex: paramecium
____ are one of four sub-catagories of Stramenopiles (Chromalveolates) that are unicellular algae made of hydrated silica embedded in an organic matrix.
Most of the year, diatoms reproduce ______ by mitosis; each daughter cell receives half of the parental cell wall.
____ ____ is one of four sub-catagories of Stramenopiles (Chromalveolates) that are the largest and most complex algae, commonly called seaweeds.
____ ____ is one of four sub-catagories of Stramenopiles (Chromalveolates) whose color is derived by carotenoids.
_____ is a type of brown algae.
Alternation of generations:
____ ___ ____ describes the life cycle of plants, fungi and protists. A multicellular diploid phase alternates with a multicellular haploid phase.
______ is a monophyletic group that descended from ancient protist that engulfed a cyanobacterium.
pertaining to a grouping of species consisting of an ancestral species and all its descendants; a clade.
Red and green algae are the closest relatives of ____ ____.
Chlorophytes and Charophytes:
____ and ____ are the two main groups of green algae.
____ are unicellular organisms such as plankton.
____ are the algae most closely related to land plants.
____ are one of two major clades of Unikonts that include slime molds, gymnamoebas and entamoebas.
____ are parasites; one species includes E. histolytica that causes amebic dysentery.
____ are one of two major clades of Unikonts that includes animals, fungi and several groups of protists.
_____ are organisms that use energy from light to convert carbon dioxide to organic compounds.