protoctist genus


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Noun1.protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
kingdom Protoctista, Protoctista - in most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista; includes: Protozoa; Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta; Cryptophyta; Heterokontophyta; Rhodophyta; unicellular protists and their descendant multicellular organisms: regarded as distinct from plants and animals
genus Amoeba - protozoan inhabiting moist soils or bottom vegetation in fresh or salt water
Endamoeba, genus Endamoeba - the type genus of the family Endamoebidae
genus Globigerina - type genus of the family Globigerinidae
genus Arcella - type genus of the Arcellidae
genus Difflugia - genus of protozoans related to ameba
genus Paramecium - freshwater ciliate with an oval body and long deep oral groove
genus Tetrahymena - protozoa having four membranous ciliary organelles
genus Stentor - trumpet-shaped protozoa with a ciliated spiral feeding funnel
genus Vorticella - ciliated protozoans that have a goblet-shaped body with a retractile stalk
genus Conferva, genus Tribonema, Tribonema - type genus of Tribonemaceae
genus Laminaria, Laminaria - type genus of the family Laminariaceae: perennial brown kelps
genus Fucus - type genus of the family Fucaceae: cartilaginous brown algae
Ascophyllum, genus Ascophyllum - brown algae distinguished by compressed or inflated branchlets along the axis
genus Sargassum - a genus of protoctist
genus Euglena - type genus of the family Euglenaceae: green algae with a single flagellum
genus Ulva, Ulva - type genus of the family Ulvaceae; green seaweed having a thallus two cells thick: sea lettuce
genus Volvox, Volvox - type genus of the Volvocaceae; minute pale green flagellates occurring in tiny spherical colonies; minute flagella rotate the colony about an axis
Chlamydomonas, genus Chlamydomonas - type genus of the Chlamydomonadaceae; solitary doubly-flagellated plant-like algae common in fresh water and damp soil; multiply freely; often a pest around filtration plants
genus Zygnema, Zygnema - type genus of the family Zygnemataceae
genus Spirogyra - a genus of protoctist
Chlorococcum, genus Chlorococcum - type genus of Chlorococcales; unicellular green algae occurring singly or in a layer on soil or damp rock
genus Chlorella - nonmotile unicellular green algae potentially important as source of high-grade protein and B-complex vitamins
genus Oedogonium, Oedogonium - type genus of Oedogoniaceae; freshwater green algae having long unbranched filaments; usually free-floating when mature
Chara, genus Chara - green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts
genus Nitella, Nitella - fragile branching stoneworts
Desmidium, genus Desmidium - a genus of protoctist
Chondrus, genus Chondrus - a genus of protoctist
genus Rhodymenia, Rhodymenia - type genus of the family Rhodymeniaceae
genus Porphyra, Porphyra - a genus of protoctist
genus Noctiluca - a genus of protoctist
genus Peridinium, Peridinium - type genus of the family Peridiniidae
genus Costia - a genus of flagellate protoctist
genus Giardia - flagellates parasitic in intestines of vertebrates
Chilomastix, genus Chilomastix - flagellates parasitic in intestines of vertebrates including humans
genus Hexamita, Hexamita - flagellates free-living or parasitic in intestines of birds
genus Trichomonas - flagellates parasitic in alimentary or genitourinary tracts of vertebrates and invertebrates including humans
genus Eimeria - type genus of the family Eimeriidae; includes serious pathogens
genus Plasmodium - type genus of the family Plasmodiidae
genus Haemoproteus, Haemoproteus - type genus of the family Haemoproteidae
genus Leucocytozoan, genus Leucocytozoon - a genus of protoctist
genus Babesia, genus Piroplasma - type genus of the family Babesiidae
genus Sarcocystis, Sarcocystis - chief genus of the order Sarcosporidia
genus - (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species