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1. resembling a flagellum; whiplike
2. a flagellate organism, esp any protozoan of the phylum Zoomastigina
An organism that propels itself by means of flagella.
Resembling a flagellum.
Any member of the protozoan superclass Mastigophora.
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A similar situation was observed in the Sao Simao reservoir with phytoflagellate
cryptophyte algae, mainly Cryptomonas erosa and C.
2001) determined that nanoplankton (primarily phytoflagellates
, coccolithophorids, and naviculoid diatoms) contributed most to total phytoplankton abundance and was especially dominant in winter months.
Taxonomic remarks on planktonic phytoflagellates
in a hypertrophic tropical lagoon (Brazil).
Those for which identification was not possible were considered phytoflagellates