Protozoa
 Animal like Protists

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Characteristics:

Reproduction:

Adaptations:

Classification:

Phylum Common Name Locomotion Type of Nutrition Examples
Sarcodina sarcodines pseudopodia heterotrophic;
some parasitic
Amoeba
Radiolaria
Naegleria
Ciliophora ciliates cilia heterotrophic;
some parasitic
Paramecium
Tetrahymena
Balantidium
Zoomastigina zooflagellates flagella heterotrophic;
some parasitic
Trypanosoma
Leishmania
Giardia
Trichonympha
Sporozoa sporozoans (None in Adults) heterotrophic;
some parasitic
Plasmodium
Toxoplasma

 

Protozoan Evolution:

Phylum Sarcodina: