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characteristics of a protists are?
-most are unicellular, few are multicellular
-lacks specialized features
-like a "Garbage Dump"
T or F

Protists live in dry areas?
False - they live in west or moist areas.
small organelles in some protists
-sensitive to light
eyespots
sexually and asexually
reproduction of protists
a diploid zygote with a thick protective wall
zygospore
a groupd of haploid cells
-remain in the wall of the parent cell
-breakout later and complete the asexual life cycle
zoospores
reproductive cells
-make haploid soospores by meiosis
sporangia
a type of sexual reproduction
-exchanges genetic material
-line up side by side
conjugation
this has 2 distinct multicellular phases
alternation of generations
a phylum
-amoeba
-lives in water - soil
-moves by pseudopods - false feet
rhizopoda
phylum
-live in sand, attached to rocks or other organism
-farms
-have porous shells
foraminifera
phylum
-diatoms
-shells of silica
-photosynthetic
-'diatomaceous earth'
-asexual reproduction
bacillariophyta
used for grinding or sanding
coarse
phylum
-green algae
-photosynthetic
-green in color
chlorophyta
phylum
-red algae
-multicellular
-live in warm ocean water
-red in color
rhodophyta
phylum
-brown algae
-multicellular
-marine
-'seaweeds' kelp
phaeophyta
-dinoflagellates
-unicellular
-flagella
-'red tide'
-luminouis waves of Daytona
dinoflagellata
-zoomastigotes
-unicellular, mose asexual reproduction
-many different shapes
zoomastigina
phylum
-freshwater - 2 flagella
-some are photosynthetic
-euglena
-some = eyespots
euglenophyta
-cillia
-paramecium
ciliaphora
T or F

some groups of protists resemble fungi, but they are not truly fungus?
true
-this is caused by sporozoan
-100 million have it in the world
-tropical areas
-spread by mosquitos
malaria
the treatment of malaria
quinine