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characteristics and examplesphylogenic namemain group
mushroomsFungi
lobe-shaped pseduopods (gymnamoebas, entameobas, and slime molds)Protist - Unikonta
'hairy' flagellum (ex. diatoms (silica walls), golden algae, brown algae ('seaweed'))Protist - Chromalveolata - ^^
lives in very salty enviromentsArchaea
Parasitic bact. that causes the most common STD in the USbacteria
typical fungus found on foodFungi
Supergroup that includes amoebozoans, fungi, animals and choanoflagellatesProtist Supergroup
use rotating flagellum to move spirally; cause of syphillis and Lyme's diseaseBacteria
type of proteobacteria that causes stomach ulcersBacteria
flagella with crystalline rodProtist - Excavata
uses H2 and CO2 to make methaneArchaea
group of photoautotrophs that are plant-likeBacteria
prossess membrane bound sac beneath membrane (ex. dinoflagellates ('red tide'), apicomplexa (malaria), ciliates (paramecium)Protist - Chromalveolata -evolved by secondary endosymbiosis
characteristics and examplesphylogenic namemain group
modified bacteria and no plasmids (giardia)Protist -Excavata
'sac fungi'Fungi
only bacteria that lacks cell walls; tiniest of cellsBacteria
modified bact. and no plasmids (trichomonas vaginallis)Protist - Excavata
called 'sulfur bact.' because they carry out a type of photosynthesis that involves oxidizing H2St Bacteria
group that includes the bacterium that causes anthrax and the bacteria that produces the botulism toxinBacteria
supergroup that includes: forams (calcium carbonate shells - white cliffs of Dover) radiolariansProtist
purple - thick layer of peptidoglycanBacteria
have flagellumFungi
pink - thin layer of peptidoglycan, has phospholipidsBacteria
most common in forming mycorrhizae relationshipsFungi
lives in very hot environmentsArchaea
monophyletic group that descended from ancient protists that engulfed a cyanobacteria - ex. red and green algae ('seaweed'), charaphytes (closely related to land plants) and land pProtist Supergroup

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