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Is a Volvox a prokaryotic or eukaryotic?

Volvox Globator is a species of green algae of the genus Volvox. It is a plant-like protist. Volvox has organelles such as chloroplasts and a nucleus & cilia hence are mobile green algae so it is classifed as Eukaryote Protista.

So, is Volvox Colonial?

Volvox is a polyphyletic genus of chlorophyte green algae in the family Volvocaceae. It forms spherical colonies of up to 50,000 cells. They live in a variety of freshwater habitats, and were first reported by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek in 1700.

What is the kingdom of the Volvox?

Plants
Viridiplantae

Is a Volvox a plant or animal?

Volvox (Protists) Movies. Straddling the plant and animal kingdoms, the protist Volvox forms stunning bright green colonial balls in water bodies that are enriched in nitrates. Found in puddles, ditches, shallow ponds and bogs, Volvox colonies reach up to 50,000 cells and may include daughter and granddaughter colonies
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