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Volvox tertius Art.Meyer

Publication details
Volvox tertius Art.Meyer 1896: 187, figs 5-7; pl. VIII [8]: figs A, Z, a

Published in: Meyer, A. (1896). Die Plasmaverbindungen und die Membranen von Volvox globator, aureus und tertius, mit Rücksicht auf die thierischen Zellen.. Botanische Zeitung 54(Abteilung 1): 187-216, pl. VIII.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Merillosphaera tertia (Art.Meyer) W.R.Shaw 1922

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Volvox bernardii Playfair
Volvox mononae G.M.Smith 1920

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: in einem Tümpel bei Marburg [near Marburg, Germany] (Meyer 1896: 187). Type:

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Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Herron, M.D., Desnitskiy, A.G. & Michod, R.E. (2010). Evolution of developmental programs in Volvox (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 46(2): 316-324.

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]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Korshikov, A.A. (1938). Volvocineae. In: Vyznachnyk prisnovodnykh vodorostej URSR [Vyp] Vol. IV. (Rolla, J.V. Eds), pp. 1-184. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akademiyi Nauk URSR. [in Ukrainian]

Massjuk, N.P. & Lilitska, G.G. (2011). Volvocales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 218-225. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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.

Pentecost, A. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Volvocales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 381-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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

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References
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Meyer, A. (1896). Die Plasmaverbindungen und die Membranen von Volvox globator, aureus und tertius, mit Rücksicht auf die thierischen Zellen.. Botanische Zeitung 54(Abteilung 1): 187-216, pl. VIII.
Pocock, M.A. (1938). Volvox tertius Meyer. With notes on the two other British species of Volvox. Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club, series 4 1: 1-26.
Pocock, M.A. (1947). Volvox in culture at the Cape. With special reference to Volvox tertius Meyer. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 1946: 151-165.

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