Chapter 2. Kingdom Protoctista

  1. Dr R. S. K. Barnes

Published Online: 8 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313383.ch2

The Diversity of Living Organisms

The Diversity of Living Organisms

How to Cite

Barnes, R. S. K. (ed) (1998) Kingdom Protoctista, in The Diversity of Living Organisms, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313383.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Department of Zoology & St Catharine's College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632049172

Online ISBN: 9781444313383

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Keywords:

  • Superkingdom Eukarya;
  • Kingdom Protoctista;
  • Protoctista - nucleated micro-organisms, exclusive of fungi, animals and plants;
  • Superphylum Amitochondriata;
  • Microsporans - heterotrophic microbes;
  • Microtubule-enforced filopodia (cytopIasmic projections);
  • Xenophyophora benthic marine;
  • Myxomycota - plasmodial slime moulds;
  • Chrysomonada - algae group with golden yellow pigments;
  • bacillariophyte classes