They are capable of .
They-contain chlorophyll and carry out photosynthesiscommonly called algaefour phyla: euglenophytes chrysophytes diatoms dinoflagellates red/brown/green algaeaccessory pigments help absorb light give algae a variety of colors
Euglena-some features-
live in water
have flagella for movement
use chloroplasts for photosynthesis but can turn into heterotrophs if they are kept in the dark
eyespot used for sensing light and dark
pellicle – like a cell wall helps maintain their shapes

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