Volvocida

Volvocida

[väl′väs·əd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the protozoan class Phytamastigophorea; individuals are grass-green or colorless, have one, two, four, or eight flagella, and thick cell walls of cellulose.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The flagellate community was represented by 106 taxa, belonging to 8 Orders: Chromulinales (6 taxa), Crypto mo nadida (5 taxa), Euglenida (71 taxa), Gymnodiniales (5 taxa), Kinetoplastea (8 taxa), Peridiniales (2 taxa), Synurales (2 taxa), Volvocida (6 taxa) and 1 residual taxa.