Volvox globator Linnaeus 1758
Volvox globator Linnaeus
Zygote formation. Roger Flower, David Ryves and Chris Carter, Barton-under-Needwood Quarry, South Staffordshire, UK - 05 June 2014. C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com
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], -823. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Volvox.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Hab in Europae Lacubus; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Lectotype (designated in Spencer et al., 2009: 256 by D.M. John): [illustration in] Baker, Employ. Microscope: pi. XII, f. 27. 1753
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 30 November 2023