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Taxonomy Detail

Family Volvocaceae

Volvocaceae Ehrenberg, 1834: 281.

Source: Silva, P.C. (1980). Names of classes and families of living algae: with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Regnum Vegetabile 103: 1-156.

Key References
Coleman, A.W. (2012). A comparative analysis of the Volvocaceae (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 48(3): 491-513.

(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Griffiths, B.M. (1909). On two new members of the Volvocaceae. New Phytologist 8: 130-137.

Harris, D.O. (1972). Life history and growth inhibition studies in Platydorina caudata (Volvocaceae). Soc. Bot. Fr., Mém. : 161-174.

Hu, Y., Xing,W., Song, H., Liu, G. & Hu, Z. (2019). Analysis of mitochondrial and chloroplast genomes in two volvocine algae: Eudorina elegans and Eudorina cylindrica (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 54(2): 193-205.

Iida, H., Nishii, I. & Inouye, I. (2011). Embryogenesis and cell positioning in Platydorina caudata (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 50(5): 530-540.

Isaka, N., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Matsuzaki, R., Nakada, T. & Nozaki, H. (2012). Description of two new monoecious species of Volvox sect. Volvox (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae), based on comparative morphology and molecular phylogeny of cultured material. Journal of Phycology 48(3): 759-767.

Kusumoto, M. (1978). On the Pleodorina californica Shaw (Volvocaceae). Bull. Jap. Soc. Phycol. 26(3): 131-138, 8 fig. (1-7, 9), 2 tables.

Lang, N.J. (1963). Electron microscopy of the Volvocaceae and Astrephomenaceae. American Journal of Botany 50(3): 280-300.

Nozaki, H. & Coleman, A.W. (2011). A new species of Volvox sect. Merrillosphaera (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae) from Texas. Journal of Phycology 47(3): 673-679.

Nozaki, H. & Kuroiwa, T. (1990). Volvulina compacta sp. nov. (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyta) from Nepal. Phycologia 29: 410-417.

Nozaki, H. & Kuroiwa, T. (1991). Pandorina colemaniae sp. nov. (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyta) from Japan. Phycologia 30: 449-457.

Nozaki, H. & Kuroiwa, T. (1992). Ultrastructure of the extracellular matrix and taxonomy of Eudorina, Pleodorina and Yamagishiella gen. nov. (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 31: 529-541, 24 figs, 1 table.

Nozaki, H. (1994). Unequal flagellar formation in Volvox (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 33: 58-61.

Nozaki, H. (1996). Morphology and evolution of sexual reproduction in the Volvocaceae (Chlorophyta). J. Plant Res. 109: 353-361, 8 figs, 1 table.

Nozaki, H., Hara, Y. & Kasaki, H. (1987). Light and electron microscopy of pyrenoids and species in Volvulina (Chlorophyta, Volvocaceae). Journal of Phycology 23: 359-364.

Nozaki, H., Ito, M., Sano, R., Uchida, H., Watanabe, M.M., Takahashi, H. & Kuroiwa, T. (1997). Phylogenetic analysis of Yamagishiella and Platydorina (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyta) based on rbcL gene sequences. Journal of Phycology 33: 272-278, 2 figs, 3 tables.

Nozaki, H., Ito, M., Uchido, H., Watanabe, M.M. & Kuroiwa, T. (1997). Phylogenetic analysis of Eudorina species (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyta) based on rbcL gene sequences. Journal of Phycology 33: 859-863, 2 figs, 1 table.

Nozaki, H., Matsuzaki, R., Yamamoto, K., Kawachi, M. & Takahashi, F. (2015). Delineating a new heterothallic species of Volvox (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae) using new strains of “Volvox africanus” . PLOSOne 10(11: e0142632): 1-16, 4 figs.

Shaw, W. R. (1916). Besseyosphaera, a new genus of the Volvocaceae. Botanical Gazette 61: 253-254.

Shaw, W.R. (1920). Campbellosphaera , a new genus of the Volvocaceae. Philippine Journal of Science. Section C 15(6): 493-520.

Shaw, W.R. (1922). Copelandosphaera, a new genus of the Volvocaceae. Philippine Journal of Science. Section C 21: 207-232.

Shaw, W.R. (1922). Merrillosphaera, a new genus of the Volvocaceae. Philippine Journal of Science. Section C 21: 87-129, 8 pls, 1 fig..

Solari, C.A., Drescher, K., Goldstein, R.E. (2011). The flagellar photoresponse in Volvox species (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae) (Note). Journal of Phycology 47(3): 580-583.

Watanabe, M. (1977). A preliminary study of Gonium viridistellatum sp. nov. (Chlorophyta, Volvocaceae). Bulletin of Japanese Society of Phycology 25(supplement ( A Memorial Issue Honoring the Late Professor Yukio Yamada): 379-384.

Wille, N. (1890). Volvocaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 29-43. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.

Yamada, T.K., Kazuyuki Miyaji, K. & Nozaki, H. (2008). A taxonomic study of Eudorina unicocca (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae) and related species, based on morphology and molecular phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 43(3): 317-326.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 July 2019.

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