Volvox prolificus M.O.P.Iyengar 1933

Publication Details
Volvox prolificus M.O.P.Iyengar 1933: 370, figs 5 A-G, 7 J, 8 A; pl. 28: figs 3, 6, 9, 30, 23

Published in: Iyengar M.O.P. (1933). Contributions to our knowledge of the colonial Volvocales of South India. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 49: 323-373.

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.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 June 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 June 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2024

 
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