Protoctists of Massachusetts


Kingdom Protoctista consists of microorganisms with nucleated cells and their immediate ancestors.  This group includes protozoa (e.g., Amoeba, Euglena, Paramecium, etc.), all algae (e.g., seaweeds, diatoms, dinoflagellates, etc.), and slime molds.


Note: These are not complete taxa lists for Massachusetts.  Species are being added to the lists as photographs become available. 


Plants | Animals | Fungi