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Play: Eudorina is considered an AUXOTROPH.
Fact: Volvocales can form colonies known as a gonium (4-32 cells) or a volvox (>500 cells).
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Eudorina is a genus of colonial green algae, specifically of the Volvocaceae. Eudorina colonies consist of 16, 32 or 64 individual cells grouped together. Each individual cell contains flagella which allow the colony to move as a whole when the individual cells beat their flagella together. Description by GM Smith (1920, p 95): Eudorina Ehrenberg […] read more