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Cyanobacteria characteristics

Photosynthetic
Mostly free living some are symbiotic
Base of food web in ecosystems
Produce oxygen

2

Protozoa characteristics

Single felled eukaryotes
Animal like
Heterotrophic
Food and contractile vacuoles

3

Amoeba

Live in marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems
Use pseudopodia to move

4

Other use for psuedopodium besides movement

Used to engulf and digest food

5

Ciliphoria characteristics

2 major nuclei
Minor nuclei used for reproduction feeds on other single gelled organisms

6

Slime molds characteristics

Protists
Decomposers
No hyphae or chitin in cell walls

7

Slime mold that stream along damp forest floors

Physarum

8

Ascomycota characteristics

Sac fungi
Includes yeast truffles and mold

9

What important species of ascomyota

Penicillum which is used for antibiotics
Aspergillus oryxae used for saki and to enrich livestock food

10

Basidiomycota

Mushrooms
Shelf fungi
Important plant pathogens rusts and smuts

11

Why are club fungi important

Decomposers of plant materials and aid in water absorbtion and plants and mineral exchange

12

Euglenozoa

Unicellular autotroph protists
Use flagella to move

13

Protophyta

Protists
Resemble plants
Autotrophs
Produce major component of world oxygen

14

Dinoflagellates

Photosynthetic
Algae