Strain number NIES-4127  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox powersii (W.R.Shaw) Printz  
Synonym Besseyosphaera powersii W.R.Shaw  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < Starr, R. C.  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  24 C
Light intensity:  13 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 1863
Other strain no. : 71-51  
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

Vande Berg, W.J., Starr, R.C. 1971 Structure, reproduction and differentiation in Volvox gigas and Volvox powersii. In Archiv für Protistenkunde, 113, 195-219.
Strain(s): 4127 

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