Strain number NIES-4125  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Stephanosphaera pluvialis Cohn  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Guangdong Province China  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < Starr, R. C.  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by Nakada, Takashi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  45 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB360751 ) , psaB ( AB451215 ) , rbc ( AB360759 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial 
Characteristics  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 2409
 
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Munakata, H., Nakada, T., Nakahigashi, K., Nozaki, H., Tomita, M. 2016 Phylogenetic position and molecular chronology of a colonial green flagellate, Stephanosphaera pluvialis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae), among unicellular algae. J. Eucaryot. Microbiol., 63, 340-348.
Keywords: Balticola; coloniality; divergence time; evolution; molecular phylogeny
Strain(s): 12314442142843243944656756957165686188796810482293256441244125 
PubMed: 26595722
DOI: 10.1111/jeu.12283

Nakada, T., Nozaki, H. 2009 Taxonomic study of two new genera of fusiform green flagellates, Tabris gen. nov. and Hamakko gen. nov. (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). J. Phycol., 45, 482-492.
Keywords: Chlorogonium; Hamakko gen. nov.; molecular phylogeny; Tabris gen. nov.; taxonomy; ultrastructure; Volvocales
Strain(s): 122637748752760968135813591849185018692293229422954125 
PubMed: 27033826
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00652.x

Nakada, T., Nozaki, H., Pröschold, T. 2008 Molecular phylogeny, ultrastructure, and taxonomic revision of Chlorogonium (Chlorophyta): emendation of Chlorogonium and description of Gungnir gen. nov. and Rusalka gen.nov. J. Phycol., 44, 751-760.
Keywords: Chlorogonium; Gungnir gen.nov.; molecular phylogeny; morphology; Rusalka gen.nov.; taxonomy; ultrastructure; Volvocales
Strain(s): 12343969275175576113571359136018694125 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2008.00525.x

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