Volvox aureus Ehrenb., 1832
(a volvox)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesVolvox aureus (a volvox)
GenusVolvox (a genus of colonial green algae)
FamilyVOLVOCACEAE (a family of algae)
OrderVOLVOCALES (an order of algae)
ClassCHLOROPHYCEAE (a class of green algae)
PhylumCHLOROPHYTA (green algae)
SubkingdomVIRIDIPLANTAE (lower green plants)
KingdomPLANTAE (plants)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Volvox aureus (a volvox) :
1: Volvox aureus (a volvox)
2 Apr 1999 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in pond around bases of emergent plants
Image 1: ColoniesImage 2: Colonies (2)Image 3: Cells in colonyImage 4: ColonyImage 5: Colony (2)Image 6: Colony surface - close-up showing protoplasmic connectionsImage 7: Colony wall in optical section showing ciliaImage 8: Colony with large daughter coloniesImage 9: Colony with large daughter colonies (2)Image 10: Young daughter colony?Image 11: Young daughter colony? (2)Image 12: Young daughter colony? - opening to outside colony

Volvox aureus (a volvox) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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