ORGANISM PIE CHART
LABORATORY II - THE PROTOZOA & PORIFERA

Read pages 2-37 in Sherman and Sherman

Class Sarcodina


Amoeba


Arcella ~ the armored amoeba

Arcella

Test of Arcella

Heliozoan with extended axopodia

TEM through axopodium revealing coiled
microtubule support structure

Flourescence of symbiontic zooxanthellae
living with a heliozoan

Radiolarian test

Tests from representative foraminiferans

Light microscope photo of foraminiferan test

Foraminiferan with expanded reticulopodia

Pink sand beach formed by tests
of the foraminiferan
Homotrema rubra and coral.

The sessile foraminiferan Homotrema
rubra
with expanded reticulopodia.

Class Flagellata

The redtide organism <i>Noctiluca</i> appears seasonally as a rose-coloured pigment in coastal seawater


Euglena

Colonial Volvox

SEM of dinoflagellate test



The complex termite gut symbiont Trichonympha

An unidentified termite gut symbiont
covered with nitrogen fixing bacteria




Class Ciliatea

PELLICULAR SYSTEM
Pellicular System

Paramecium

Paramecium SEM

Stalked, sessile ciliates (Vorticella)

SEM of ciliate

Sexual reproduction in Paramecium

Class Suctoria


SUCTORIAN FEEDING ON PARAMECIUM SEM OF SUCTORIAN ORGANISM

Class Sporozoa


Trypanosoma blood parasite


Another life phase (merozoite) of malarial blood parasite
MALARIA-MOSQUITO-MAN
Malarian life cycle between mosquito & man.
MALARIA URL WITH ARTICLE


Living Materials:

Chilomonas

Blepharisma

Spirostomum

Vorticella

Paramecium

Euglena

Chlamydomonas

Volvox

Trichonympha (termite gut)

Gregarines (meal worm intestines)

Prepared Slides: Be sure to take only one at a time from the box on your table of the following:

Exercises: 1-1 through 1-4, 1-6, iii &iv.

PHYLUM PORIFERA


Read pages 43-52; 57; 59-73 in Sherman & Sherman

THE STRUCTURE OF A SIMPLE SPONGE

THE STRUCTURE OF SPONGEN

Class Calcaria

Class Hexactinellida

THE ORANGE COLONIAL SPONGE THE PEACH SPONGE THE VENUS SPONGE FAN SPONGE
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