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Volvox rousseletii G.S.West 1910

Publication details
Volvox rousseletii G.S.West 1910: 101, pl. 3: figs 1-7 (as 'Rousseleti' )

Published in: West, G.S. (1910). Some new African species of Volvox. Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club, Series 2 11: 99-104, pl. 3: figs 1-10.

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.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Gwaai, Rhodesia (West 1910: 101). Type: C.F. Rousselet; Pool, near station. (West 1910: 101).

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

Isaka, N., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Matsuzaki, R., Nakada, T. & Nozaki, H. (2012). Description of two new monoecious species of Volvox sect. Volvox (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae), based on comparative morphology and molecular phylogeny of cultured material. Journal of Phycology 48(3): 759-767.

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: 02 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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Kimbara, R., Isaka, N., Motsuzki, R., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Kawachi, M & Nozaki, H. (2019). Morphological and molecular identification of the dioecious African species Volvox rousseletii (Chlorophyceae) in the water column of a Japanese lake based on fieldcollected and cultured materials. PloS ONE 14(8 e0221632): 1-11, 5 figs, 1 table.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2020.

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