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Volvox minor F.Stein

Publication details
Volvox minor F.Stein 1854: 47

Published in: Stein, F. (1854). Die Infusionsthiere auf ihre Entwickelungsgeschichte. pp. i-x, 1-265. 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 currently regarded as a synonym of Volvox aureus Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smaller, inferior, lesser (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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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