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Volvox sp., Living

Item # 131860

Genus and Species: Volvox sp.
Optimal Medium: Alga-Gro® Freshwater or Soil-Water
Optimal Temperature: 22° C
Motility: Flagellum
Classification: Flagellates



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Volvox sp. This flagellate culture contains a multicellular colony differentiated into somatic or reproductive cells that represent a distinct labor division and may represent a transition linking unicellular animals and the metozoa. Daughter colonies are released when culture is mature. Each culture contains enough material for a class of 30 students. Optimal medium: Alga-Gro® Freshwater (item #153752) or Soil-Water (item #153785). Optimum growth temperature: 22° C. Please state the expected use date and allow sufficient time for proper handling. A free dropping pipet is included with each culture.

Helpful Ordering Hint: To ensure you order enough living materials for the number of students in your class, order 1 culture for up to 30 students, 2 cultures for 31 to 60 students, 3 cultures for 61 to 90 students, etc.< Should not be shipped over a weekend. Carolina recommends that you request your order to arrive on a Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday (or even a Saturday) to avoid weekend shipping.

  • This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery to arrive on a date you specify during Checkout. To ensure freshness during shipping, a Living Materials Fee may apply to orders containing these items.

Product Families Featuring This Item:

Item# 131860
Temperature 22° C
Medium Alga-Gro® Freshwater or Soil-Water