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Valonia ocellata M.Howe

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Valonia is Valonia aegagropila C.Agardh.

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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Watling's Island, Bermuda (Howe 1920: 603). Type: Howe 5090; November 25, 1907; NY?

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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.

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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.

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