Volvox morum O.F.Müller 1786

Pandorina morum (O.F.Müller) Bory

Current name: Pandorina morum (O.F.Müller) Bory
Resting stage. Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK. BF. - 27 March 2010. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Volvox morum O.F.Müller 1786: 20, pl. III, figs 14-16

Published in: Müller, O.F. (1786). Animalcula infusoria fluviatilia et marina quæ detexit, systematice descripsit et ad vivum delineari curavit Otho Fridericus Müller ; sistet opus hoc posthumum, quod cum tabulis Aeneis L. in lucem tradit vidua ejus nobilissima cura Othonis Fabricii. pp. [i]-[ix], [i]-lvi, [1]-367. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: Typis N. Mölleri.

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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 Pandorina morum (O.F.Müller) Bory.

Type Information
Type: mense Octobri & Decembri; inter Lemnam; (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 03 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 August 2012

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 August 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 June 2024

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