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IRMNG taxon details

Volvocaceae

108066  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:108066)

accepted
Family
Genus Besseyosphaera W.R. Shaw, 1916
Genus Colemanosphaera H. Nozaki in H. Nozaki, T.K. Yamada, F. Takahashi, R. Matsuzaki & T. Nakada, 2014
Genus Conradimonas Kufferath, 1954
Genus Copelandosphaera W. Shaw, 1922
Genus Eudorina Ehrenberg, 1832
Genus Glenogonium Diesing, 1866
Genus Hamakko T. Nakada in T. Nakada & H. Nozaki, 2009
Genus Hemiflagellochloris S. Watanabe, S. Tsujimura, T. Misono, S. Nakamura & H. Inoue, 2006
Genus Lundiella Y.S.R.K. Sarma & R. Shyam, 1974
Genus Mastigosphaera Schewiakoff, 1892
Genus Pandorina Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1824
Genus Pectoralina J.B.G. Bory de St.-Vincent, 1827
Genus Platydorina Kofoid, 1899
Genus Pleodorina W.R. Shaw, 1894
Genus Stephanoon Schewiakoff, 1892
Genus Tabris T. Nakada in T. Nakada & H. Nozaki, 2009
Genus Volvox Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Volvulina Playfair, 1915
Genus Yamagishiella H. Nozaki in H. Nozaki & T. Kuroiwa, 1992
Genus Yildizia Özdikmen, 2009

Genus Diplodorina Fromentel, 1874 (nomen dubium)

Genus Campbellosphaera W.Shaw, 1920
Genus Eudorina Pascher, 1926 accepted as Eudorina Ehrenberg, 1832
Genus Janetosphaera W. Shaw, 1922
Genus Merrillosphaera W. Shaw, 1922
Genus Platymonas G.S. West, 1916 accepted as Tetraselmis F.Stein, 1878 (synonym)
Genus Tetragonium W. West & G.S. West, 1896

Genus Botryocystis Kützing, 1843 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Eovolvox J. Kazmierczak, 1975 † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Eudorinella Lemmermann, 1900 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Gyges J.B.G. Bory de St.-Vincent, 1827 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Sphaerosira C.G. Ehrenberg, 1832 (uncertain, unassessed)
marine, fresh
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2018). Volvocaceae. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=108066 on 2019-08-24
Date
action
by
2007-02-22 23:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed
2017-11-06 19:33:25Z
changed

basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

extant flag source as per included genera [details]   

habitat flag source Parker 82, Lee et al 2000, Aphia2006 [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Plantae (Kingdom) > Thallobionta (Subkingdom) > Chlorophyta (Phylum) > Chlorophyceae (Class) > Volvocales (Order) > Volvocaceae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info Predominantly FW and in some soil cultures (Lee et al 2000, Parker 82) but includes marine genera (Aphia 2006) [details]

Habitat Marine and nonmarine [details]