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Volvox carteri F.Stein

Publication details
Volvox carteri F.Stein 1878: 134

Published in: Stein, F. von (1878). Der Organismus der Infusionsthiere nach eigenen forschungen in systematischere Reihenfolge bearbeitet. III. Abtheilung. Die Naturgeschichte der Flagellaten oder Geisselinfusorien. I. Hälfte, Den noch nicht abgeschlossenen allgemeinen Theil nebst erklärung: Der sämmtlichen Abbildungen enthaltend. pp. i-x, 1-154, pls I-XXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Merrillosphaera carteri var. manilana W.Shaw 1922

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Bombay (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Cheng, Q., Balzer, E., Miller, S.M., Yoshida, M., & Wong, J. C. (2006). Effect of histone deacetylase inhibitors on tubulin acetylation and development in Volvox carteri (Volvocales). Journal of Phycology 42: 417-422.

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]

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.

Suda, S., Nozaki, H. & Watanabe, M. (2005). Morphology and sexual reproduction of Carteria palmata sp. nov. belonging to the Carteria group I sensu Lembi (Chlorophyceaem Volvocales). Phycologia 44: 596-607.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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

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Betty Lee, W.-S. & Kochert, G. (1976). Bacterial endosymbionts in Volvox carteri (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 12: 194-197, 7 figs.
Birchem, R. & Kochert, G. (1979). Development of sperm cells of Volvox carteri f. weismannia (Chlorophyceae). Phycologia 18: 409-419, 20 figs.
Cheng, Q., Balzer, E., Miller, S.M., Yoshida, M., & Wong, J. C. (2006). Effect of histone deacetylase inhibitors on tubulin acetylation and development in Volvox carteri (Volvocales). Journal of Phycology 42: 417-422.
Coggin, S.J. & Kochert, G. (1986). Flagellar development and regeneration in Volvox carteri (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 22: 370-381.
Coggin, S.J., Hutt, W. & Kochert, G. (1979). Sperm bundle-female somatic cell interaction in the fertilization process of Volvox carteri f. weismannia (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 15: 247-251, 1 table.
Hoops, H.J., Brighton, M.C., Stickles, S.C. & Clement, P.R. (1999). A test of two possible mechanisms for phototactic steering in Volvox carteri (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 35: 539-547, 4 figs, 5 tables.
Hutt, W. & Kochert, G. (1971). Effects of some protein and nucleic acid synthesis inhibitors on fertilisation in Volvox carteri. Journal of Phycology 7: 316-320, 14 figs, 1 table.
Kawafune, K., Hongoh, Y. & Nozaki, H. (2014). Research Note: A rickettsial endosymbiont inhabiting the cytoplasm of Volvox carteri (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). Phycologia 53(1): 95-99.
Kobl, I., Kirk, D.L. & Schmitt, R. (1998). Quantitative PCR data falsify the chromosomal endoreduplication hypothesis for Volvox carteri (Volvocales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 34: 981-988, 7 figs.
Kuroiwa, H., Nozaki, H. & Kuroiwa, T. (1993). Preferential digestion of chloroplast nuclei in sperms before and during fertilization in Volvox carteri. Cytologia 58: 281-291.
Meredith, R.F. & Starr, R.C. (1975). The genetic basis of male potency in Volvox carteri f. nagariensis (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 11: 265-272, 5 figs.
Nozaki, H. (1988). Morphology, sexual reproduction and taxonomy of Volvox carteri f. kawasakiensis f. nov. (Chlorophyta) from Japan. Phycologia 27((2)): 209-220.
Starr, R.C. (1972). A working model for the control of differenciation during development of the embryo of Volvox carteri f. nagariensis. Soc. Bot. Fr., Mém. : 175-182.
Starr, R.C. (1974). Purification and characterization of the hormone initiating sexual morphogenesis in Volvox carteri f. nagariensis Iyengar. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 71(4): 1050-1054.
Starr, R.C. (1975). Meiosis in Volvox carteri f. nagariensis. Archiv für Protistenkunde 117: 187-191.

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