Phymatolithon ocellatum ( )
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.
Publication date: 24.xii.1898
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon investiens Foslie
Lithothamnion ocellatum Foslie
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 January 2020.