EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PROTISTS > FLAGELLATES
Flagellates are free-living predators and parasites bearing one to
several flagella. The free-living types abound in freshwater or marine
habitats. Parasitic types live in the moist tissues of plants and animals,
Starr, C. and R. Taggart. 1998. Biology: the unity and diversity of life.
Wadsworth Publishing Company. Belmont, California.