[ koh-uh-noh-flaj-uh-leyt ]
/ ˌkoʊ ə noʊˈflædʒ əˌleɪt /
any flagellate of the genera Monosiga and Proterospongia, having a protoplasmic collar encircling the base of the flagellum.
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This minute form looked so much like a choanoflagellate that I supposed it to be one until I discovered an empty case (Fig. 8).Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole|Gary N. Calkins