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Kingdom Protista by Mind Map: Kingdom Protista
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Kingdom Protista

Excavates

Diplonomads

- multiple flagella- 2 nuclei- no mitochondria

Giardia Lamblia - Hiker's Diarrhea

Parabasalids

internal parasites or symbionts in animals

Trichonomous - STD

Trichonmympha - in termites' guts

Kinteoplasmids

one large mitochondrion

T. Cruzi - Chagas diseases

T. Brucei - sleeping disease

Leishmannia - casuses leishmannaisis

Euglenoids

- 2 flagella- chloroplasts (facultative autotroph)

Euglena - green scum

Rhizaria

Foraminiferans

- marine- calcium carbonate shells- indicator of oil deposits

Radiolarian

glassy, silica shell

Chromalveolates

Alveolates

-Many small vacuoles

Ciliates, Paramecium, Didinium

Dinoflaggelates, Gymnodinium, Noticluca - bioluminescent, Karenia - gulf red tide, Pfisteria - lesions on fish

Apicomplexans, Plasmodium - malaria

Stramenophiles

Oomycetes, Saprolegnia - fuzz on fish, Phytophora - potato blight

Diatoms, Thalassiosira

Coccolithophores, Cliffs of Dover

Golden Algae, Prymnesium Parium - Fish kills in TX

Pharophytes (Brown Algae), Sargasso - tropical weed, Marcocytis - temperate kelp, Fucus - Asian kelp

Green and Red Algae

"Archaeplastids"- this group close to plants b/c has chloroplast structures

Chlorophytes

Green Algae- Chlorophyll a,b- Starch food storage- Cellulose cell wall

Chlydomonas

Volvox

Spirogyra - filamentous alga

Chaldophora - filamentous alga

Ulva - sea lettuce

Charophytes

Rhodophyta

- live in marine water with low light- Chlorophyll a, d, phycolibins, phycothyrins- Starch food storage- Cellulose, pectin cell wall

Porphyra - sushi nori

Gracilaria - Jello agar

Eucheuma - commercial gels

Unikonts

Ameobas

- Freshwater parasites- Have pseudopodia (extensions of cytoplasm)

Protus - large, free-living amoeba

Entameoba Hystolytica - ameobic dysentry

Slime Molds

- Fungus like protists- Digest dead organic matter

Cellular Slime Molds, Dictyostelium

Plasmodial Slime Molds, Physarium