Volvox ovalis ex Nozaki & A.W.Coleman
Volvox ovalis Pocock ex Nozaki & A.W.Coleman 2011: 78, figs. 1-2
Published in: Nozaki, H. & Coleman, A.W. (2011). A new species of Volvox sect. Merrillosphaera (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae) from Texas. Journal of Phycology 47(3): 673-679.
Publication date: 2011
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: near College Station, Texas, USA (Nozaki & Coleman 2011: 678). Holotype: Dr. Elenor R. Cox; sometime before 2000; water sample from pond. TNS TNS-AL-56394 (resin-embedded asexual spheroids of "Volvox ovalis") (Nozaki & Coleman 2011: 678).
Created: 25 July 2011 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 10 October 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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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 05 December 2019.