Valonia ocellata M.
Valonia ocellata M.Howe in Britton & Millspaugh 1920: 603
Published in: Howe, M.A. (1920). Algae. In: The Bahama flora. (Britton, N.L. & Millspaugh, C.F. Eds), pp. 553-618. New York: published by the authors.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyosphaeria ocellata (M.Howe) Olsen-Stojkovich
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Watling's Island, Bermuda (Howe 1920: 603). Type: Howe 5090; November 25, 1907; NY?
Source of current name
Olsen-Stojkovich, J. (1985). A systematic study of the genus Avrainvillea Decaisne (Chlorophyta, Udoteaceae). Nova Hedwigia 41: 1-68, 26 figs, 3 tables, 11 plates.
Created: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2019.