Today’s Open Access File of the Day is an excursion to the world of green algae, featuring Gonium pectorale (A), Eudorina elegans (B), Pleodorina californica (C), and Volvox carteri (D) as witnesses on the relative size of gametes in an investigation about whether Pogonomyrmex ants have two or three sexes.
- Fig. 4 of the feature Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sexes, published in 2004 by John Whitfield in PLoS Biology.
- Licensed CC BY. Photo courtesy of Aurora M. Nedelcu, from the Volvocales Information Project (http://www.unbf.ca/vip/index.htm).
- Used, e.g., on the French Wiktionary and on Wikispecies