Volvox minor F.Stein 1854

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).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 November 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 November 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 April 2024

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