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Phymatolithon ocellatum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Phymatolithon ocellatum (Foslie) Foslie 1898: 8

Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phymatolithon is Phymatolithon polymorphum Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon investiens Foslie

Basionym
Lithothamnion ocellatum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Lyngø [now Lyngøya] ved [= near] Tromsø, Norway (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 523). Holotype: M. Foslie; 12.vi.1892; collection depth: 5-6 fathoms. TRH C26-3786 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 523).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), marked with two-coloured spots, having the centre of one colour surrounded by a broad ring of another (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2018.

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