Volvox aureus Ehrenberg 1832

Volvox aureus Ehrenberg

Current name: Volvox aureus Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 400x, DIC - 16 August 2009. Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication Details
Volvox aureus Ehrenberg 1832: 77, no fig.

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1832). Über die Entwickelung und Lebensdauer der Infusionsthiere; nebst ferneren Beiträgen zu einer Vergleichung ihrer organischen Systeme. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Klasse 1831: 1-154, pls I-IV.

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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.

Type Information
Type locality: "Berlin"; (Ehrenberg 1832: 77)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), golden.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2024

 
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