Botryocladia ballantinei Gavio & 2005
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
"The species epithet honors Dr. David Ballantine, Professor of Marine Botany at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez..."
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a marine species.
Created: 01 August 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 June 2021.