Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Alastair G. B. Simpson, Claudio H. Slamovits, John M. Archibald
    Pages 1-21
  3. Dana C. Price, Jürgen M. Steiner, Hwan Su Yoon, Debashish Bhattacharya, Wolfgang Löffelhardt
    Pages 23-87
  4. Hwan Su Yoon, Wendy Nelson, Sandra C. Lindstrom, Sung Min Boo, Curt Pueschel, Huan Qiu et al.
    Pages 89-133
  5. John D. Hall, Richard M. McCourt
    Pages 135-163
  6. Richard M. McCourt, Kenneth G. Karol, John D. Hall, Michelle T. Casanova, Michael C. Grant
    Pages 165-183
  7. Martha E. Cook, Linda E. Graham
    Pages 185-204
  8. David G. Mann, Richard M. Crawford, Frank E. Round
    Pages 205-266
  9. Hiroshi Kawai, Eric C. Henry
    Pages 267-304
  10. Takeo Horiguchi
    Pages 305-330
  11. Jørgen Kristiansen, Pavel Škaloud
    Pages 331-366
  12. Marek Eliáš, Raquel Amaral, Karen P. Fawley, Marvin W. Fawley, Yvonne Němcová, Jiří Neustupa et al.
    Pages 367-406
  13. Silvia Maistro, Paul Broady, Carlo Andreoli, Enrico Negrisolo
    Pages 407-434
  14. Gordon W. Beakes, Marco Thines
    Pages 435-505
  15. Reuel M. Bennett, D. Honda, Gordon W. Beakes, Marco Thines
    Pages 507-542
  16. Martin Kostka
    Pages 543-565
  17. Jan Votýpka, David Modrý, Miroslav Oborník, Jan Šlapeta, Julius Lukeš
    Pages 567-624
  18. Juan F. Saldarriaga, F. J. R. ‘Max’ Taylor
    Pages 625-678
  19. Denis H. Lynn
    Pages 679-730
  20. Demetrio Boltovskoy, O. Roger Anderson, Nancy M. Correa
    Pages 731-763
  21. Patrick J. Keeling
    Pages 765-781
  22. Simon Bulman, Sigrid Neuhauser
    Pages 783-803
  23. Robert J. G. Lester, P. Mike Hine
    Pages 805-822
  24. Carlos Azevedo, P. Mike Hine
    Pages 823-850
  25. Kerstin Hoef-Emden, John M. Archibald
    Pages 851-891
  26. Wenche Eikrem, Linda K. Medlin, Jorijntje Henderiks, Sebastian Rokitta, Björn Rost, Ian Probert et al.
    Pages 893-953
  27. Rebecca J. Gast
    Pages 955-971
  28. Alastair G. B. Simpson
    Pages 973-1003
  29. Tomáš Pánek, Alastair G. B. Simpson, Matthew W. Brown, Betsey Dexter Dyer
    Pages 1005-1046
  30. Brian S. Leander, Gordon Lax, Anna Karnkowska, Alastair G. B. Simpson
    Pages 1047-1088
  31. Wendy Gibson
    Pages 1089-1138
  32. Vladimir Hampl
    Pages 1139-1174
  33. Ivan Čepička, Michael F. Dolan, Gillian H. Gile
    Pages 1175-1218
  34. Rodney D. Adam
    Pages 1219-1246
  35. Jaroslav Kulda, Eva Nohýnková, Ivan Čepička
    Pages 1247-1278
  36. Frederick W. Spiegel, Lora L. Shadwick, George G. Ndiritu, Matthew W. Brown, Maria Aguilar, John D. Shadwick
    Pages 1311-1348
  37. Giselle Walker, Eliška Zadrobílková, Ivan Čepička
    Pages 1349-1403
  38. Steven L. Stephenson, Martin Schnittler
    Pages 1405-1431
  39. Sandra L. Baldauf, Joan E. Strassmann
    Pages 1433-1477
  40. Daniel J. Richter, Frank Nitsche
    Pages 1479-1496
  41. Martha J. Powell
    Pages 1497-1521
  42. Martha J. Powell
    Pages 1523-1558
  43. Ann Cali, James J. Becnel, Peter M. Takvorian
    Pages 1559-1618
  44. Aaron A. Heiss, Matthew W. Brown, Alastair G. B. Simpson
    Pages 1619-1645
  45. Back Matter
    Pages 1647-1657

About this book


Published in a modern, user-friendly format this fully revised and updated edition of The Handbook of Protoctista (1990) is the resource for those interested in the biology, diversity and evolution of eukaryotic microorganisms and their descendants, exclusive of animals, plants and fungi. With chapters written by leading researchers in the field, the content reflects the present state of knowledge of the cell and genome biology, evolutionary relationships and ecological/medical/economic importance each major group of protists, organized according to current protist systematics as informed by molecular phylogenetics and genomics.


Parasitology Phycology Protista Protistology Taxonomy

Editors and affiliations

  • John M. Archibald
    • 1
  • Alastair G.B. Simpson
    • 2
  • Claudio H. Slamovits
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada
  2. 2.Department of BiologyDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada
  3. 3.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyDalhousie University HalifaxCanada

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