Volvox perglobator J.H.Powers



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1944 or later (Smith, 1944)

Since rediscovered (Hanschen et al., 2018)



Nebraska, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Powers, J. (1908). Further studies in Volvox, with descriptions of three new species. Trans. Am. Microsc. Soc. 28: 141-175.

Other references:

M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M. D. and Guiry, G. M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 29 September 2018.

Hanschen, Erik R. et al. (2018). On the rediscovery of Volvox perglobator (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and the evolution of outcrossing from self-fertilization. Evol. Ecol. Res. 19: 299-318.

Smith, G. M. (1944). A comparative study of the species of Volvox. Trans. Am. Microsc. Soc. 63: 265-310.


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