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KINGDOM PROTISTA

Subkingdom PROTOZOA [Table 17.1]


Phylum SARCOMASTIGOPHORA

Subphylum MASTIGOPHORA [flagellates]

Class PHYTOMASTIGOPHOREA: phytoflagellates
Class ZOOMASTIGOPHOREA: zooflagellates

Subphylum SARCODINA [amoeboids]


Phylum APICOCOMPLEXA

Class SPOROZOEA: sporozoans: complex three part life cycle

Malaria

Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, P. ovale & P. falciparum

  1. Life history involves two stages of development [Fig. 17.15]:

  2. Guide to Malaria--Union University
  3. Information from the World Health Organization
    1. Malaria Life Cycle--University of Leicester, Microbiology II
  4. Sickle-cell 
    1. sickle cell disease

Phylum CILIAPHORA [ciliates]

Paramecium (fig 17.17)

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