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1

What is a protist?

Everything that is a eukaryote that doesnt fit into the kingdoms of eukaryots

2

What are the characteristics of Protists?

Eukaryotic, Endosymbiotic, Paraphyletic, No cloroplasts

3

Which protist is similar to land plants
contains chlorophil, a, b, carotene, and xanophil
Photosynthetic product is starch
Has no cloroplasts

Green Algae

4

Which subcategory of Green algae is a hollow sphere w/many cells on periphery?

Volvox

5

Which category of Green algae is a filamentous green algae that is arranged in a spiralling ribbon?
(hint think seaweed)

Spirogyra

6

What type of green algae is refered to as sea lettuce?

ulva

7

What type of red algae is used to wrap sushi rolls?

porphyra

8

What is the study of Algae?

Phycology

9

What is kelp?

Brown Algae

10

What is Sargassum>

Brown algae with air bladders for flotation

11

What are diatoms?
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Protists with a silicon (glass like) shell, sediment forms the earth

12

What type of protist lives in water, which forms growth on fish that will paralyze them and caused Irish potato famine in 1940?

Water mold

13

What type of Protist causes 'red tides' which kill fish?

Dinoflagelletes

14

What protist causes malaria?

Plasmodium

15

How is plasmodium transmitted?

through the Anopheles mosquito

16

What are flagellated freshwater unicellular organisms?

Euglenids

17

What is the protist that causes yeast infections?

Trichnomas vaginalis

18

What is an intestinal parasight that that causes severe diarrhea?

Giardia lambia

19

What causes African sleeping sickness?

Trypanosoma brucei

20

What causes Chagas disease?

Trypanosoma cruzi

21

What are protists that move with psuedopods that use phagocytosis to eat?

Ameoba

22

What is Amoebic disentenery?

Ameobas

23

What forms white cliffs of dover and has compenents in the pyramids?

Foraminifera