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← Rare Protozoan from Sludge in Norwegian Lake Does Not Fit On Main Branches of Tree of Life

Neodarwinian's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by Neodarwinian

@ Opisthokont

I will take your word for it. Provisionally, of course. " Before animals " would denote heterotrophs, but some protista are autotrophs. Rhodophyta and Chlorophyta come to mind and multicellularity also comes to mind here which suggests protist as the better term to me. I* will also accept the spelling unconditionally, but the rest of your post is esoteric and not enough my area of interest to comment on.

Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:41:48 UTC | #937803