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Protozoa formerly, the name of an animal phylum comprising a large, diverse assortment of microscopic or near-microscopic one-celled heterotrophic...

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protozoan Any memeber of the phylum Protozoa, which comprises unicellular organisms found worldwide in marine or freshwater, free-living and as...

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Answers:Algae and protozoa are both members of the same Protist kingdom. Protists are simple organisms that do not show distinctly organized body plans. They lack organs, so have no muscular/skeletal, nervous, circulatory, or respiratory systems for example, not even rudimentary ones. Protists do not even show organized tissue structure. All that divides them from other single celled life (Prokaryotes) is that they have cell organelles while prokaryotes show no organization by cell function. They have been grouped as being somewhat plant-like or animal-like or fungus-like into a kingdom of their own. In general, Protista are all Eukaryotic, the cells have organelles, a separate nucleus and paired chromosomes. They all show at least one stage of life that is mobile. http://www.palaeos.com/Kingdoms/kingdoms.htm http://tolweb.org/tree/phylogeny.html The algae, also called Chromista are divided in three phylums: red algae Rhodophyta, brown or golden algae Phaeophyta, green algae Chlorophyta. Algae do not develop from an embryo into a more complex form like plants. The Diatoms are also photosynthetic so are part of the algae class. http://www.mercy.edu/faculty/knizeski/Plant-like%20Protista.html Protozoa -The animal-like Protista include the mobile, mostly single celled organisms with flagella, cilia or amoeboid modes of travel. These are the protozoa (first animals). http://www.mercy.edu/faculty/knizeski/Animal-like%20Protista.html There is a third class in the Protist Kingdom that is fungal-like. This class includes parasitic and predatory molds, water molds (Class Oomycota), and slime molds. These move and lack chitin so are not true fungi. http://www.mercy.edu/faculty/knizeski/Fungal-like%20Protista.html Kingdom Fungi are equal in rank with plants and animals having highly organized bodies. They are heterotrophic and use ezymatic digestion like animals but instead of an internal stomach they digest their food outside their bodies and absorb the digested nutrients, this makes them osmotrophs. Like plants they are sessile so when they consume all the food in their local environment they must grow spores to move the next generation to another food source. http://www.mycolog.com/CHAP1.htm http://tolweb.org/Fungi/2377 http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/6243/diversity3.html#Fungi


Answers:Right now they consider algae a protozoa. So between the algae type of protozoa and other protozoans. Algae gets much larger than other kinds. Algae can perform photosynthesis. Fungi does not perform photosythesis. Fungi will absorb matter, usually a cellulose product such as say wood for example. Could also be bread or some other plant-based material. Algae is found in water. The oceans and rivers and streams. Fungi can be found on land. Hope that helps!!

Question:I need information on the phylums... Porifera Cnidaria Platyhelminthes nematoda mollusca annelida arthropoda echinodermata chorodata the meaning of the name, atleast two classes from that phylum, 3 common examples of species from that phylum, major living environments, economic importance of that phylum, unique characteristics ie: reproductive method, body parts, type pf symmetry. please dont give me a web site!!!!!!!!! best answer will be rewarded so try hard!

Answers:1. The correct word is "phyla," not "phylums." 2. You need to do your own homework. I would be happy to help with specific questions, but not an entire homework assignment.

Question:I have a project for school that my group has the Animalia Kingdom for and since our class is pretty big, we have the vertebrate half of the Animalia Kingdom and another group has the invertebrate half. My marine biology teacher is insisting that there are at least 5 phyla that make up the vertebrate part of the kingdom, but I can only find the chordata phylum. Does anyone know of another phylum that makes up vertebrates?

Answers:There's the one Phylum - Chordata - notochord present at some time disappearing early in many forms, either temporary or permanent paired gill slits; dorsal nerve cord. The Vertebrates are one of four subphylums under Chordata. There are seven Classes that make up the vertebrate part of the subphylum Cyclostomata ( example: lamprey eel - no true jaws, scales or fins) Chondrichthyes (Examples-sharks, rays) Osteichthyes ( bony fishes ) Amphibia Reptilia Aves Mammalia