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Botryocladia ballantinei Gavio & Fredericq

Publication details
Botryocladia ballantinei Gavio & Fredericq 2005: 65, figs 25-31 (as 'ballintina' )

Published in: Gavio, B. & Fredericq, S. (2005). New species and new records of offshore members of the Rhodymeniales (Rhodophyta) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Science 23: 58-83.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Botryocladia is Botryocladia uvaria (J.A.Murray) Harvey.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Eponomy
"The species epithet honors Dr. David Ballantine, Professor of Marine Botany at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez..."

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

Nomenclatural notes
This species was named for David Ballantine and the genitive singular required by the ICNafp is formed by adding an "i" to his surname. - (9 Mar 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Dredged offshore Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico (between 28°03.451'N; 92°27.435'W and 28°03.65'N; 92°27.345'W). (Gavio & Fredericq 2005: 65). Holotype: US 204326 (Gavio & Fredericq 2005: 65).

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Verified by: 09 March 2014 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 16 December 2019.

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