156,040 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,990 images, 60,314 bibliographic items, 442,793 distributional records.

Volvox obversus (W.R.Shaw) Printz

Publication details
Volvox obversus (W.R.Shaw) Printz 1927: 59

Published in: Printz, H. (1927). Chlorophyceae (nebst Conjugatae, Heterokontae und Charophyta). 3 Band. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst irhren Gattungen und wichtigern Arten inbesondere den Nutzpflanzen [Ed. 2]. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. [i]-iv, 1-463. Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Volvox is Volvox globator Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Campbellosphaera obversa W.R.Shaw

Type information
Type locality: Pasig, near Manila (Silva 1996-to date). Type: vii. 1914; (Silva 1996-to date

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Campbellosphaera obversa W.R.Shaw 1919

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Herron, M.D., Desnitskiy, A.G. & Michod, R.E. (2010). Evolution of developmental programs in Volvox (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 46(2): 316-324.

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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 May 2018 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 505 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

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

Karn, R.C., Starr, R.C. & Hudick, G.A. (1974). Sexual and Asexual Differentiation in Volvox obversus (Shaw) Printz, Strains WD 3 and WD 7. Archiv für Protistenkunde 116(1-2): 142-148.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=108287

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 August 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio