Kingdom Protista

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Protist

Any Eukaryote that is not a plant, an animal, or a fungus

Protozoa

Animal-like protists

Sarcodina

Animal Like Protist
Movement: Psuedopods
Reps: Amoeba and Radiolarian
Habitat: Ponds
Diseases: Amoebic Dysentery

Psuedopods

False feet, help ameba move

Ciliophora

Animal Like Protist
Movement: Cilia
Reps: Paramecium, Stentor, Didinium, Vorticellla
Habitat: Ponds
Diseases: n/a
Perform Conjugation

Conjugation

form of sexual reproduction in which paramecia and some prokaryotes exchange genetic information

Zoomastigina

Animal Like Protist
Movement: Flagella
Reps: Trypanosoma Cruzi
Habitat: Ponds and Blood
Diseases: Chagas Disease, African Sleeping Sickness
Transported by Carrier

Carrier

a person who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

Sporozoa

Animal Like Protist
Movement: n/a (they are parasitic)
Reps: Plasmodium Vivax
Habitat: Blood
Diseases: Malaria
Require Carrier

Chryso

Yellow/Gold

Chloro

Green

Phaeo

Brown

Phyta

Plant-like

Algae

Plant-like protist

Chlorophyta

Green Algae
Reps: Oedogonium, Volvox, Pond Slime
Habitat: Aquatic, Marine, Terrestrial
Colonial

Phaeophyta

Brown Algae
Reps: Sargassum Natans
Habitat: Marine
Found In: medicine, ice cream, cosmetics

Rhodophyta

Red Algae
Reps: Chondrus Crispus, Corallina
Habitat: Marine
Uses: Cosmetics, Choco Milk, Agar, Cheese....

Chrysphyta

Golden Algae
Reps: Synura Uvella
Habitat: Aquatic and Marine
Help to form oil deposits

Bacillariophyta

Golden Brown Algae WITH SHELLS
Reps: Diatoms
Habitat: Marine and Aquatic
Uses: Toothpaste, Insecticide, Polish, Fertilizer

Diatoms

Plant-like Protist made of various shells of silica

Dinoflagellata

Colorless (Clear) Algae
Reps: Dinoflagellates
Habitat: Marine
Cause the Red Tide
Can Glow in the Dark

Euglenophyta

Algae
Reps: Euglena
Habitat: Aquatic
Have both Plant and Animal Qualities

Fungus Like Protists

Use External Digestion

Acrasiomycota

Fungus LIke Protist
Habitat: Terrestrial
Job: Decompostition

Myxomycota

Fungus Like Protist
Plasmodial Slime Mold
Habitat: Terrestrial
Job: Decomposition

Oomycota

Fungus LIke Protist
Water Mold
Habitat: Aquatic, Terrestrial
Causes: Ick, Mildew, and Blight
Direct cause of Irish Potato Famine in 1840's

Phycobillins

Pigment in Red Algae

Carrageenan

Scientific Term for Algae in Food Products

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