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Volvox globator Linnaeus

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlamydomonadales
Family Volvocaceae
Genus Volvox

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Volvox globator Linnaeus
Zygote formation. Roger Flower, David Ryves and Chris Carter, Barton-under-Needwood Quarry, South Staffordshire, UK. 05 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Volvox globator Linnaeus
Zygote formation. Roger Flower, David Ryves and Chris Carter, Barton-under-Needwood Quarry, South Staffordshire, UK. 05 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Volvox globator Linnaeus
Zygote formation. Roger Flower, David Ryves and Chris Carter, Barton-under-Needwood Quarry, South Staffordshire, UK. 05 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Volvox globator Linnaeus
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, DIC. 05 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Volvox globator Linnaeus
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, DIC. 05 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Volvox globator Linnaeus
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Sphaerococcus erectus Greville

Volvox globator Linnaeus Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Volvox globator Linnaeus 1758: 820

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Editio decima revisa. Vol. 1 pp. [i-iv], [1]-823. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Volvox.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Hab in Europae Lacubus (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: Lectotype (designated in Spencer et al., 2009: 256 by D.M. John): [illustration in] Baker, Employ. Microscope: pi. XII, f. 27. 1753

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Volvox globator Linnaeus)
Europe: Britain (Pentecost 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Georgia (Barinova et al. 2011, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2017), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas & Gallardo 1986, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Sweden (Skuja 1948), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

North America: Arkansas (AR) (Smith 2010), Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Michigan (MI) (Prescott 1962), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), United States of America (Isaka et al. 2012), Wisconsin (WI) (Prescott 1962).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

Africa: Sudan (Reinhold 1937).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008), India (Gupta 2012), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013, Maulood et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957, Broady et al. 2012), Queensland (Day et al. 1995), Victoria (Day et al. 1995).

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

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.

Korshikov, A.A. (1938). Volvocineae. In: Vyznachnyk prisnovodnykh vodorostej URSR [Vyp] Vol. IV. (Rolla, J.V. Eds), pp. 1-184. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akademiyi Nauk URSR. [in Ukrainian]

Massjuk, N.P. & Lilitska, G.G. (2011). Volvocales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 218-225. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Pentecost, A. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Volvocales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 381-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

West, G.S. (1910). Some new African species of Volvox. Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club, Series 2 11: 99-104, pl. 3: figs 1-10.

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Verified by: 24 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Meyer, A. (1896). Die Plasmaverbindungen und die Membranen von Volvox globator, aureus und tertius, mit Rücksicht auf die thierischen Zellen.. Botanische Zeitung 54(Abteilung 1): 187-216, pl. VIII.

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