155,784 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,968 images, 60,214 bibliographic items, 439,333 distributional records.

Taxonomy Browser

Family: Volvocaceae

Higher Taxonomy

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Name

Authority  

# Species

 

Empire

Eukaryota

Chatton  

45,567

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Kingdom

Plantae

Haeckel  

18,912

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Subkingdom

Viridiplantae

Cavalier-Smith  

11,531

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Infrakingdom

Chlorophyta infrakingdom

Cavalier-Smith  

6,663

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Phylum

Chlorophyta

Reichenbach  

6,663

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Subphylum

Chlorophytina

 

6,476

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Class

Chlorophyceae

Wille  

3,612

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Order

Chlamydomonadales

F.E.Fritsch  

1,735

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Family

Volvocaceae

Ehrenberg  

69

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Subordinate taxa

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Name

Authority  

Fossil

# Species

 

Genus

Besseyosphaera

W.R.Shaw  

0

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Campbellosphaera

W.Shaw  

0

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Colemanosphaera

Nozaki  

2

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Conradimonas

Kufferath  

1

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Copelandosphaera

W.Shaw  

0

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Eudorina

Ehrenberg  

6

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Gyges

Bory de Saint-Vincent  

0

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Gymnomonas

S.Waranabe & T.Nakada  

1

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Hamakko

T.Nakada  

1

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Hemiflagellochloris

Shin Watanabe, S.Tsujimura, T.Misono, S.Nakamura & H.Inoue  

1

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Janetosphaera

W.Shaw  

0

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Lundiella

Y.S.R.K.Sarma & R.Shyam  

1

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Mastigosphaera

Schewiakoff  

1

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Merrillosphaera

W.R.Shaw  

0

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Pandorina

Bory  

7

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Platydorina

Kofoid  

1

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Platymonas

G.S.West  

4

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Pleodorina

W.R.Shaw  

7

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Stephanoon

Schewiakoff  

3

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Tabris

Nakada  

1

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Genus

Volvox

Linnaeus  

28

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Volvulina

Playfair  

3

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Yamagishiella

H.Nozaki  

1

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