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Volvox barberi W.R.Shaw 1922

Publication details
Volvox barberi W.R.Shaw 1922: 496, pl. 3: fig. 12; pls 4,5; text fig. 5

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.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Pasig, 10 km. e. of Manila (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: vii/viii. 1914; (Index Nominum Algarum

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Volvox barberi W.R.Shaw)
North America: United States of America (Isaka et al. 2012).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957, Broady & al. 2012).

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.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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References
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Solari, C.A., Michod, R.E. & Goldstein, R.E. (2008). Volvox barberi, the fastest swimmer of the volvocales (Chlorophyceae) (note). Journal of Phycology 44: 1395-1398.

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