Kingdom Protista

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Kingdom Protista by Mind Map: Kingdom Protista

1. Excavates

1.1. Diplonomads

1.1.1. Giardia Lamblia - Hiker's Diarrhea

1.2. Parabasalids

1.2.1. Trichonomous - STD

1.2.2. Trichonmympha - in termites' guts

1.3. Kinteoplasmids

1.3.1. T. Cruzi - Chagas diseases

1.3.2. T. Brucei - sleeping disease

1.3.3. Leishmannia - casuses leishmannaisis

1.4. Euglenoids

1.4.1. Euglena - green scum

2. Rhizaria

2.1. Foraminiferans

2.2. Radiolarian

3. Chromalveolates

3.1. Alveolates

3.1.1. Ciliates

3.1.1.1. Paramecium

3.1.1.2. Didinium

3.1.2. Dinoflaggelates

3.1.2.1. Gymnodinium

3.1.2.2. Noticluca - bioluminescent

3.1.2.3. Karenia - gulf red tide

3.1.2.4. Pfisteria - lesions on fish

3.1.3. Apicomplexans

3.1.3.1. Plasmodium - malaria

3.2. Stramenophiles

3.2.1. Oomycetes

3.2.1.1. Saprolegnia - fuzz on fish

3.2.1.2. Phytophora - potato blight

3.2.2. Diatoms

3.2.2.1. Thalassiosira

3.2.3. Coccolithophores

3.2.3.1. Cliffs of Dover

3.2.4. Golden Algae

3.2.4.1. Prymnesium Parium - Fish kills in TX

3.2.5. Pharophytes (Brown Algae)

3.2.5.1. Sargasso - tropical weed

3.2.5.2. Marcocytis - temperate kelp

3.2.5.3. Fucus - Asian kelp

4. Green and Red Algae

4.1. Chlorophytes

4.1.1. Chlydomonas

4.1.2. Volvox

4.1.3. Spirogyra - filamentous alga

4.1.4. Chaldophora - filamentous alga

4.1.5. Ulva - sea lettuce

4.1.6. Charophytes

4.2. Rhodophyta

4.2.1. Porphyra - sushi nori

4.2.2. Gracilaria - Jello agar

4.2.3. Eucheuma - commercial gels

5. Unikonts

5.1. Ameobas

5.1.1. Protus - large, free-living amoeba

5.1.2. Entameoba Hystolytica - ameobic dysentry

5.2. Slime Molds

5.2.1. Cellular Slime Molds

5.2.1.1. Dictyostelium

5.2.2. Plasmodial Slime Molds

5.2.2.1. Physarium