Kingdom Chromista (Diatoms, dinoflagellates, and mildews)


Chromista Phyla Discovered in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Phylum Common Name Photo Where? Phenology
MyzozoaSuction tube-feeding, parasitic flagellates(NA) HerePhenology
OchrophytaDiatoms and brownish algae HerePhenology
PseudofungiFungi-like flagellates(NA) HerePhenology

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Taxa on this list are only those contained in the ATBI database,and do not neccessarily include all
Park taxa from historic park reports, literature, or other sources that have not yet been entered in the Biodiversity Database.

In Case You Didn't Know ...
This is the kingdom typified not only by giant marine kelp, but also by the vast numbers of diatoms and mildews that inhabit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.