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Volvox Family

Volvocaceae

Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Volvocaceae
Reference taxon from NCBI Taxonomy
Yamagishiella H. Nozaki 1992
Recognized by Environments EOL

Alternative Names

Besseyosphaera W. R. Shaw 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Colemanosphaera H. Nozaki 2014
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Conradimonas Kufferath 1954
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Copelandosphaera (Shaw) Printz
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Copelandosphaera W. Shaw 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplodorina Fromentel 1874
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eovolvox J. Kazmierczak 1975
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eudorina Ehrenb. ex Ralfs
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eudorinella Lemmermann 1900
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glenogonium Diesing
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gyges Bory de Saint-Vincent 1824
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hamakko T. Nakada 2009
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lundiella Y. S. R. K. Sarma & R. Shyam 1974
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mastigosphaera
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pectoralina Bory de Saint-Vincent
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platymonadaceae
Sphaerosira C. G. Ehrenberg 1832
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Volvocaceae Ehrenberg 1834
Authority according to NCBI
Yamagishiella H. Nozaki 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Yildizia Özdikmen 2009
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

volvox family preferred

Japanese

オオヒゲマワリ/ボルボックス preferred
ボルボックス科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020

Curated hierarchies for Volvocaceae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida Adl et al. 2005