Strain number NIES-3875  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox capensis M.F.Rich & M.A.Pocock  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection) A marsh connected to Ninepipe Reservoir, Montana USA (2014-07-28)  
Latitude / Longitude 47.44041138 /  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Soil)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (2014-09-04)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Mixed; Unialgal; Clonal  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VTAC  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  0 µmol photons/m2/sec,
Duration:  12 D  
Gene information rbcL ( LC033871 ) , psbC ( LC033873 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-26S ( LC034075 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Mixotrophic ; Osmotrophic ; Phototaxis ; Homothallic ; Monoecious ; Oogamy ; Resting zygote forming ; When grow in light-dark condition, sexual spheroides develope to form zygotes and do not reproduce asexually to maintain the culture.  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : M1-5  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 

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