Strain number NIES-863  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox africanus G.S.West  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < UTEX  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Starr, R. C.  
Identified by Starr, R. C.  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6/2  
Temperature:  23 C
Light intensity:  28-32 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  20 D  
Gene information ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( HG422799 ) , 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( AB771952 ) , atpB ( AB076114 ) , rbcL ( AB076101 ) , psaA ( AB076137 ) , psaB ( AB076152 ) , psbC ( AB076167 ) , mat3 ( AB771941 ) , PRP4 ( GU735459 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Dioecious ; Oogamy ; Female  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 1891
 
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Movie  
Reference
Nozaki, H., Ott, F. D., Coleman, A. W. 2006 Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of two new species of Pleodorina (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae). J. Phycol., 42, 1072-1080.
Keywords: colonial Volvocales; molecular phylogeny; morphology; Pleodorina starrii sp. nov.; Pleodorina thompsonii sp. nov.; taxonomy
Strain(s): 456460541544577666720721722724725728730731732734735736863865866867868869872891892136241264127 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00255.x

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