Strain number NIES-869  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox tertius Art.Meyer  
Synonym Merillosphaera tertia (Art.Meyer) W.R.Shaw 1922; Volvox bernardii Playfair; Volvox mononae G.M.Smith 1920  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection) Queen's Ditch Cambridge, England U.K. (1947-**-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 52.201216 / 0.115117 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Ditch water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < UTEX  
Isolator (Date of isolation) George, E. A. (1947-**-**)  
Identified by Starr, R. C.  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  23 C
Light intensity:  28-32 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( FJ610144 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( HG422820 ) , atpB ( AB076107 ) , rbcL ( AB076098 U67029 ) , psaA ( AB076126 ) , psaB ( AB076147 ) , psbC ( AB076162 ) , ypt4 ( U55931 ) , actin1 ( U70579 ) , ypt4 ( U55932 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 132; CCAP 88/3B; SAG 88-3
 
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1"; Axenic 
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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