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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
Rhodo
Red
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