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Course I First semester PHYLUM PROTOZOA (Unicellular and most primitive animals) :

Course I First semester PHYLUM PROTOZOA (Unicellular and most primitive animals) These are the most primitive organisms ( Protos = first; zoon = animal). These are aquatic, microscopic, unicellular organisms. Prof. S D Rathod

Class- Rhizopoda/ Sarcodina:

Class- Rhizopoda/ Sarcodina P seudopodia locomotory organelle Nucleus is single Example - Amoeba


Amoeba Amoeba is fresh water form found in ponds and lakes. They are asymmetric in shape. Amoeba has pseudopodia for locomotion and feeding. Body consists of a single biconvex nucleus, ectoplasm, endoplasm, contractile vacuole and food vacuole.

Class- Flagellata/ Mastigophora:

Class- Flagellata/ Mastigophora Locomotory organelles ribbon like flagella Nucleus is single and spherical cytoplasm contains photosynthetic pigments Example – Euglena

Class- Sporozoa:

Class- Sporozoa Locomotory organelles are absent They are endoparasitic Example of Class – Sporozoa is Plasmodium

Class- Ciliophora:

Class- Ciliophora Locomotory organelles are several hair-like cilia Large meganucleus and a small micronucleus

Climbing Perch Migration:

Climbing Perch Migration

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