Microbes and Protists

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Can you name the Microbes and Protists?

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CharacteristicsGroup Name (spelling counts!)Fun facts
prokaryotic Domain with joined phospholipid bilayers and genes that have introns
Gram +, some lack cell walls, mostly free-living
protists with chlorophyll as the main pigment
chemoautotrophs in hypersaline pools
protists protected by theca made of cellulose
unicellular protists with micro and macronuclei
protists with a life stage bearing a 'hairy' flagellum and another normal flagellum
a paraphyletic group that is between domains
protists with small sacs just beneath the cell membrane
oxygenic photoautotrophs, largest of all bacteria
usually asexual protists with silicate frustule for protection
prokaryotic Domain (usually) with peptidoglycan cell wall
use methane (CH4) gas as food
found in sulfur-rich volcanic pools of hot acid
unicellular protists that move by cell crawling
Gram-, obligate intracellular parasites
genus of the organism that causes malaria
kingdom of oxygenic photoautotrophs using chloroplasts
protists with cellulose cell walls and the yellow pigment phaeophytin
helical or spiral cell shape, Gram-
Gram-, chemo- or photosynthetic, important N cyclers, usually in soils
protist phylum with cellulose and phycoerythrin
single-celled heterotrophic protists that use pseudopodia to ingest food

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