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

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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