Volvocales


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Volvocales

[‚väl·və′kā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of one-celled or colonial green algae in the division Chlorophyta; individuals are motile with two, four, or rarely eight whiplike flagella.
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(1985) "Origin and Early Evolution of Germ Cells as Illustrated by the Volvocales." In Origin and Evolution of Sex, eds.
Crecimiento y ciclo de vida del alga Dunaliella salina Teodoresco (Chlotophyta, Volvocales) de las salinas de los Chimus (Ancash) y las salinas de Chilca (Lima).
Ingestion and digestion of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (Volvocales) by the freshwater sponge Spongilla lacustris (Spongillidae).