Strain number NIES-867  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox gigas Pocock  
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; Remarkable large colonies[2012 Oct]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  23 C
Light intensity:  28-32 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  14 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC086363 ) , ITS2 ( U67021 ) , atpB ( AB076112 ) , rbcL ( AB076084 ) , psaA ( AB076132 ) , psbC ( AB076165 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Dioecious ; Oogamy ; Female  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 1895
 
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Movie  
Reference
Nakada, T., Tsuchida, Y., Tomita, M. 2019 Improved taxon sampling and multigene phylogeny of unicellular chlamydomonads closely related to the colonial volvocalean lineage Tetrabaenaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 130 1-8.
Keywords: Alga; Chlamydomonas; Colony evolution; Multigene phylogeny; Vitreochlamys; Zoosporangium
Strain(s): 4184374564604745415445455645665695715776546667217257287357378678798808828838871362185824622567338333884241424242434244424542464247424842494250425142524253425442554256 
PubMed: 30266459
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.09.013

Nakada, T., Ito, T., Tomita, M. 2016 18S ribosomal RNA gene phylogeny of a colonial volvocalean lineage (Tetrabanaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae, Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and its close relatives. J. Jpn. Bot., 91, 345-354.
Keywords: 18S rRNA; colonial; green algae; molecular phylogeny; unicellular; Volvocales
Strain(s): 4184564604745415445455645665716546667217257287357378678778798808818828831362224222462266256733884126 

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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