Class 9
Chapter 7 Class 9 - Diversity In Living Organisms

Kingdom Protista(or Protocista):

 This group includes many kinds of unicellur eukaryotic organisms such as unicellular algae, protozoans and unicellular fungi.

i. Protista:

  • Kingdom Protista is made up of all the eukaryotic unicellular organisms except yeast.

ii. Protozoan:

  • Protozoans are the unicellular eukaryotic organisms that come under the Kingdom Protista.
  • Solitary or colonial, free living or parasitic or symbiotic.
    For Examples: Paramecium, amoeba, Plasmodium, euglena, leishmania etc.
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