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Protista Chart

Name of Organism and Number

Kingdom/Group

Body Organization

Mode of Nutrition

Mode of Locomotion

Other

Vorticella #30

Protista/Ciliate

unicelluar

heterotrophic

Cilia

can attach itself to objects

Amoeboid #1

Protista

One nucleus one cell

Consumer

Pseudopodia

 

Amoeba #2

Protista/Protozoa

One nucleus one cell

Consumer

Pseudopodia

Common pond dweller

Parameclum #3

Protista/Protozoa

One nucleus one cell

Consumer

Cilia

Common pond dweller

Stentor #4

Protista/Protozoa

Unicellular

Consumer

Cilia

Food vacuoles

Trypanosoma #5

Protista

Unicellular

Parasite

Swim with flagella

Parasite

Diatom #13

Protista/Bacillariophyta

Unicellular

photosynthetic

Slime secretions

Filaments or colonies

Dinoflagellates #15

Protista

Most are unicellular

Consumer

Two flagella

Cause red tides

Euglena #16

Protista/Algae

Unicellular

Consumer

Swim with flagella

Common pond dweller

Volvox #17

Protista/Algae

Unicellular

Photosynthetic

Cilia

Spherical

Spirogyra #18

Protista/algae

Unicellular

Photosynthetic

Flagella

Green algae

Ulva #23

Protozoa/seaweed

Unicellular

Photosynthetic

None

Green algae

Focus #24

Protozoa/seaweed

Unicellular

Photosynthetic

None

Largest protist

Red algae #26

Protozoa/seaweed

Unicellular

Photosynthetic

None

Red algae

Laminaria #28

Protozoa/seaweed

Unicellular

Photosynthetic

None

Borwn algae

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General characteristics of protists

Cell type:  Eukaryotic                                                                Cell Number: unicellular           

Major Mode of Nutrition: Absorb, ingest or photosynthesize     Mobility: Both motile and nonmotile

            Cell wall: Present in algal forms: varies                                       Reporoduction: Sexual and asexual
 

Different types of protista according to their mode of nutrition.
    a.    protozoa - Consumers
    b.    slime molds - Saprophytic
    c.    algae - Photosynthetic
    d.    water molds - Parasitic

Types of protozoa, and describe their modes of locomotion.
            Zooflagellates Swim with Flagella

            Sarcodines - Pseudopodia

            Sporozoans - Nonmotile
            Ciliates Swith with cilia
 

Functions of these organelles found in protozoans.
   a.  food vacuoles used to obtain energy
   b.   contractile vacuoles excretes water to combat osmosis
   c.    pseudopodia used for locomotion (false foot)
   d.    flagella used for locomotion (whip like appendage)
   e.    cilia many per cell used for locomotion (hair like)
 

Kinds of algae the fit in the following categories:
    a.    green spirogyra, Volvox
    b.   red Sebdenia, Corallina
   c.    brown Fucus, Sareassum, Laminara
   d.    golden brown - Chrysophyta
   e.    cell wall with silica - Diatoms
   f.    two flagella Chlamydomonas, Dinoflagellates

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