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characteristics and examples phylogenic name % Correct
purple - thick layer of peptidoglycanGram-positive
63.8%
pink - thin layer of peptidoglycan, has phospholipidsGram-negative
60.3%
lives in very salty enviromentsHalophile
56.9%
uses H2 and CO2 to make methaneMethanogen
44.8%
lives in very hot environmentsThermophile
43.1%
group of photoautotrophs that are plant-likeCyanobacteria
37.9%
prossess membrane bound sac beneath membrane (ex. dinoflagellates ('red tide'), apicomplexa (malaria), ciliates (paramecium)Alveolata
34.5%
Supergroup that includes amoebozoans, fungi, animals and choanoflagellatesUnikonta
29.3%
'sac fungi'Ascomycetes
29.3%
mushroomsBasidiomycetes
29.3%
supergroup that includes: forams (calcium carbonate shells - white cliffs of Dover) radiolariansRhizaria
25.9%
modified bacteria and no plasmids (giardia)Diplomonads
24.1%
modified bact. and no plasmids (trichomonas vaginallis)Parabasalids
24.1%
characteristics and examples phylogenic name % Correct
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 pArchaeplastida
22.4%
lobe-shaped pseduopods (gymnamoebas, entameobas, and slime molds)Amoebozoans
22.4%
only bacteria that lacks cell walls; tiniest of cellsMycoplasmas
20.7%
have flagellumChytrids
20.7%
most common in forming mycorrhizae relationshipsGlomeromycetes
20.7%
flagella with crystalline rodEuglenozoans
19%
'hairy' flagellum (ex. diatoms (silica walls), golden algae, brown algae ('seaweed'))Stramenopila
19%
typical fungus found on foodZygomycetes
19%
use rotating flagellum to move spirally; cause of syphillis and Lyme's diseaseSpirocytes
17.2%
type of proteobacteria that causes stomach ulcersEpsilon Proteobacteria
15.5%
called 'sulfur bact.' because they carry out a type of photosynthesis that involves oxidizing H2St Gamma Proteobacteria
15.5%
Parasitic bact. that causes the most common STD in the USChylamydias
13.8%
group that includes the bacterium that causes anthrax and the bacteria that produces the botulism toxinGram-Positive Bacteria
12.1%
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