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Flashcards in Kingdom Protista Deck (15):
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Phylum Rhizopoda (Naked Amoeba)

Test: None
Locomotion: Pseudopodia
Common Name: Amoeba proteus

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Phylum Actinopoda (Amoeba)

Test: Silicon dioxide (internal)
Locomotion: Pseudopodia
Common Name: Radiolarians, Radiozoa, Heliozoans

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Phylum Foraminifera (Amoeba)

Test: delicate calcium carbonate
Locomotion: pseudopodia
Common Name: Foraminiferans

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Phylum Kinetoplastida (Protozoa)

Locomotion: flagella
Common Name: Trypanosoma
Causes African Sleeping Sickness transmitted through tsetse fly.

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Phylum Oomycota

Common Name: Water Molds
Locomotion: Flagella

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Phylum Ciliophora

Common Name: Paramecium caudatum
Locomotion: cilia

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Phylum Apicomplexa

Common Name: Plasmodium
Locomotion: No true means of locomotion
Cause malaria transmitted through mosquitoes

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Phylum Myxogastida (Slime Molds)

Common Name: Physarum
Locomotion:
Multi-nucleated
Plasmodial slime mold

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Phylum Dictyostelida (Slime Molds)

Form an aggregation when there is no food.
Cellular slime mold

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Phylum Euglenophyta

Common Name: Euglena
Locomotion: Flagella
Known to be green in color. Fresh water autotroph often found in pond water.

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Phylum Dinoflagellata

Common Name: Dinoflagellates
Locomotion: Flagella
Know for causing red tides - massive fish kills and paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP)

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Phylum Bacillariophyta

Common Name: Diatom
Locomotion: flagella
Typically brown or yellow. Diatom fossils collectively form "diatomaceous earth."

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Phylum Phaeophyta

Brown algae.
Accessory pigment: fucoxanthin
Common Name: Laminaria (a type of kelp), Sargassum

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Phylum Rhodophyta

Red algae.
Accessory pigment(s): phycocyanin and phycoerythrin
Common Name: Agardhiella

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Phylum Chlorophyta

Green algae.
Accessory pigment: chlorophyll b
Common Name: Volvox, Ulva, Spirogyra