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17.8: Summative Questions

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    1. What traits could you use to differentiate between Oomycota and Kingdom Fungi? Specify which traits belong to which group in your answer.
    2. Which traits could you use to differentiate between Phaeophyta and Bacillariophyta?
    3. Water molds, brown algae, and diatoms do not initially appear to have anything in common. What traits could you use to classify these organisms into an evolutionary related group?
    4. Why do the heterotrophic heterokonts have chloroplasts with extra membranes? Where did these membranes come from?
    5. Could brown algae be considered phytoplankton? Why or why not?

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