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Cilia: Small hair-like structures on the protist that wave back and forth to move it.

Flagella: A whip-like structure on the end of a protist that twirls to propel the organism.

Pseudopods: Foot-like extentions of cytoplasm that extend outward and pull the organism with it.

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How do protists move around?

Plant like Protists such as euglena have a flagellum which they move in a corkscrew fashion and this helps them move around. Animal like Priotists such as amoeba have pseudopods which they use for movement.


What animal like protists that use for movement and for feeding are members of the phylum sarcodina?

Sarcodina is a subphylum of the phylum Sarcomastigophora. It contains the animal-like protists known as amoeba, which use with pseudopods to move.


Animal like protists that use structures called?

Animal-like protists that use structures called pseudopods to trap their food. These animal-like protists are known as protozoans and are believed to be the first evolutionary animals. .


What are the characteristics of animal-like plantlike and funguslike protists?

Protists are eukaryotes that cannot be classified as animals, plants, or fungi.Like animals, animal-like protists are heterotrophs, and most are able to move from place to place to obtain food. But unlike animals, animal-like protists, or protozoans, are unicellular.Plantlike protists, which are commonly called algae, are extremely diverse. Like plants, algae are autotrophs. Most are able to use the sun's energy to make their own food.Like fungi, funguslike protists are heterotrophs, have cell walls, and use spores to reproduce. All funguslike protists are able to move at some point in their lives. The three types of funguslike protists are slime molds, water molds, and downy mildews.


What are the characteristics of animal-like plantlike and fungus-like protists?

Like animals, animal-like protists are heterotrophs, and most are able to move from place to place to obtain food. Plantlike protists, which are commonly called algae,are extremely diverse. Like plants, algae are autotrophs. Most are able to use the sun's energy to make their own food. Like fungi, fungus-like protists are heterotrophs, have cell walls, and use spores to reproduce.


What characteristics do scientists use to classify protists?

Scientists classify protists by whether they are more animal-like or plant-like.


What is sarcodines protist?

Animal-like protists that use pseudopods for feeding and movement


Do animal-like and plant-like protists make their own food?

Animal-like protists do not make their own food, they are consumers, which are things that consume (take in) food. Plant-like protists can, because they use photosynthesis:the process in which a plant (including plant-like protists) makes its own food with sunlight.


Is flagella in the female body?

No, its a small mechanisms animal-like protists aka Protozoans use to move around. It may be one flagellum or multiple flagella


What are animal like protists that use structures for movement and for feeding and are members of the phylum Sarcodina?

Pseudopods are animals that are like protists. These animals are members of the phylum sarcodina and use structures for movement.


How are fungus like protists different from fungi?

Fungus-like protists move, that is the biggest difference. Both of them are heterotrophs, eukaryotic, and both use spores to reproduce.


What are flagellates?

Flagellates, unicellular protists, use their flagella to move around. They may or may not produce their own food. A flagellate is both plant and animal. They move by using a hair-like structure called flagella.


What are 2 types of movement of animal-like protists?

They can use Cillia or Flagella to travel.


How do plant like protist move?

Protists can be carried on convection currents of water or air but there are some protists that use pseudopodia (false feet), a flow like motion or flagella, a whip like tail.



What process turns sunlight into food do protist use to feed themselves?

Plants use the process called photosynthesis to make food using sunlight. Protists are primarily unicellular organisms that are not plants, fungus or animals, and are classified based on how they obtain their nutrition, and whether or not they are able to move. Animal and fungus-like protists are heterotrophs, which means that they do not make their own food and must obtain it from outside sources. Plant-like protists, such as algae, are autotrophs, which indicates that they produce their own food. The must use sunlight.


What organelles do protists have?

all protists have 1 organelle to move their are 2 kind of ways for them to move locomotion and movement protist use flagellum or cilia to move which is called locomotion they also use pseudopods to move by changing shapes which is called movement that's all i know i hope this helped!!!!!!!!!!


Is the euglena more plant like or more animal like?

Euglena don't fit in as really plants or animals. Though you can probably find more animal-like characteristics. Like animal cells, euglena don't have cell walls. They also have cilia and flagella that they can use to move and I think they can also acquire nutrients from things they digest, but they also have chloroplasts and can photosynthesize. That's why euglena are protists. They're sort of in the middle.


What are the three ways protists and bacteria move?

Protists and other single celled organisms move by either the use of Cilia, fagellae or by pseudopodia. Cilia are short hair-like structures which help the organism move with a wave like motion there are usually many over the animal's surface. Flagellae are single whip like organelles which propel the organism. Amoeba move by producing projections of protoplasm (pseudopodia (false foot)) flowing in the direction they wish to move.


How are plant-like protists like plants?

Most plant-like protists are considered to be like plants because they have chlorophyll and chloroplasts. They use these organelles to carry out photosynthesis.


What stops scientists from classifying plantlike protists as plants?

Plant like protists cannot be classified as plants because unlike plants, some plant like protists use chemicals to produce food which makes the protists look different colors.


What do protists and plants have in common?

Many protists are autotrophic (use photosynthesis to produce their own food), just like plants are.


How do guinea pigs move?

They use their legs like every other 4 legged animal.


How do protists get nutrients to their cells?

Animal-Like Protists * Once referred to as protozoa, the animal-like protists are alike in that they do not get their nutrients by performing photosynthesis, but instead get them from consuming either other organisms or bits of organic matter. They digest this material internally and have evolved various means of moving toward their prey. The so-called ciliate protists move through use of hair-like cilia surrounding their bodies; amoeboid protists move by means of extending pseudopodia or "false feet." Many amoeboid protists are parasites, and some of them are human parasites that live in the digestive system. Plant-Like Protists * Protists that get their nutrition by performing photosynthesis are known as algae. Some algal species provide examples of colonial multicellularity, defined as a form of life in which individual cells form stable associations with one another but do not take on specialized roles. Other algal protists provide examples of true multicellularity: a form of life in which individual cells exist in stable groups, with different cells specializing in different functions. Fungus-Like Protists * Some protists get their nutrients by extending slender filaments to a food source, after which they digest that food source externally, in the way fungi do. Protists in this category include the oomycetes, one group of which is known as the water molds. Many oomycetes are saprobes, meaning organisms that obtain their nutrition from dead organic matter. These organisms are thus "decomposers" that help recycle organic matter.


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they move up and down like any other flying animal


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