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Phylum: Rhodophyta   Family: Rhodomelaceae

Choreocolax polysiphoniae  Reinsch, 1875

Thallus parasitic on Vertebrata lanosa. Apparently quite common but infrequently recorded

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Irvine (1983) - Seaweeds of the British Isles, Volume 1 Rhodophyta, Part 2A Cryptonemiales (sensu stricto), Palmariales, Rhodymeniales

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