Class 9 Biology Diversity In Living Organisms Protista

Protista

  • The unicellular eukaryotic organisms belong to this group.
  • The organisms belonging to this group makes use of appendages, such as hair-like cilia or whip-like flagella for their movement.
  • The organisms belonging to this group are either autotrophs (produce their own food) or heterotrophs (Consume the food from the environment).
  • Examples of organisms belonging to this group are unicellular algae, diatoms and protozoans.

Fig. Paramecium

Fig :Amoeba 

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