Lithothamnion ocellatum Foslie 1895: 140, pl. 19: fig. 10
Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). The Norwegian forms of Lithothamnion. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1894: 29-208, 23 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon investiens Foslie
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: 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).
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: 10 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
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 16 November 2018.