153,607 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 20,980 images, 59,405 bibliographic items, 411,227 distributional records.

Taxonomy Browser

Genus: Volvox

Higher Taxonomy

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Name

Authority  

# Species

 

Empire

Eukaryota

Chatton  

44,770

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Kingdom

Plantae

Haeckel  

18,685

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Subkingdom

Viridiplantae

Cavalier-Smith  

11,332

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Infrakingdom

Chlorophyta infrakingdom

Cavalier-Smith  

6,576

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Phylum

Chlorophyta

Reichenbach  

6,576

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Subphylum

Chlorophytina

 

6,387

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Class

Chlorophyceae

Wille  

3,555

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Order

Chlamydomonadales

F.E.Fritsch  

1,714

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Family

Volvocaceae

Ehrenberg  

68

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Genus

Volvox

Linnaeus  

27

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Subordinate taxa

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Authority  

Fossil

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Species

africanus

G.S.West  

 

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Species

amboensis

M.F.Rich & Pocock  

 

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Species

aureus

Ehrenberg  

 

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Variety

australis

Playfair  

 

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Species

barberi

W.R.Shaw  

 

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Forma

capensis

M.F.Rich & Pocock  

 

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Species

capensis

M.F.Rich & Pocock  

 

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Species

carteri

F.Stein  

 

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Species

chaos

Linnaeus  

 

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Species

dissipatrix

(W.R.Shaw) Printz  

 

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Species

ferrisii

N.Isaka, Matzuzaki & Nozaki  

 

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Species

fertilis

Nayal  

 

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Species

gigas

Pocock  

 

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Species

globator

Linnaeus  

 

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Variety

globulifera

Playfair  

 

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Variety

godwardensis

K.Vani Manohar & R.J.Patel  

 

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Forma

griquaensis

Pocock  

 

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Variety

guttulosa

Playfair  

 

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Forma

hazenii

(J.Metzner) H.Nozaki  

 

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Variety

hemisphaericus

Playfair  

 

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Forma

iyengarii

K.Vani Manohar & R.J.Patel  

 

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Forma

kaokoensis

M.F.Rich & Pocock  

 

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Forma

kawasakiensis

H.Nozaki  

 

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Species

kirkiorum

Nozaki, H. Kawai-Toyooka & N.Isaka  

 

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Variety

lucknowensis

M.O.P.Iyengar  

 

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Forma

madagascariensis

F.E.Fritsch  

 

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Species

maderaspatensis

(M.O.P.Iyengar) K.Vani Manohar & R.J.Patel  

 

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Forma

manilana

(W.R.Shaw) M.O.P.Iyengar  

 

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Variety

merrillii

(M.O.P.Iyengar) G.M.Smith  

 

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Species

merrillii

W.R.Shaw  

 

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Species

migulae

(W.R.Shaw) Printz  

 

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Variety

minor

M.Gupta & D.C.Pandey  

 

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Forma

minor

M.O.P.Iyengar  

 

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Forma

nagariensis

M.O.P.Iyengar  

 

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Species

obversus

(W.R.Shaw) Printz  

 

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Variety

ovalis

Playfair  

 

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Species

ovalis

Pocock ex Nozaki & A.W.Coleman  

 

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Species

perglobator

J.H.Powers  

 

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Species

perglobator

J.H.Powers  

 

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Species

pilula

O.F.Müller  

 

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Species

pocockiae

R.C.Starr  

 

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Species

polychlamys

Korshikov  

 

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Species

poonaensis

V.V.Apte  

 

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Species

powersii

(W.R.Shaw) Printz  

 

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Species

prolificus

M.O.P.Iyengar  

 

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Species

reticuliferus

H.Nozaki  

 

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Species

rousseletii

G.S.West  

 

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Species

spermatosphaera

J.H.Powers  

 

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Species

tertius

Art.Meyer  

 

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Variety

tessellata

Playfair  

 

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Forma

weismannia

(J.H.Powers) M.O.P.Iyengar  

 

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