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Ballia brunonia Harvey 1840

Publication details
Ballia brunonia Harvey 1840: 191, pl. IX.A [9.A]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1840). Description of Ballia, a new genus of algae. Journal of Botany [Hooker] 2: 190-193, pl. IX.A.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ballia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ballia callitricha (C.Agardh) Kützing

Type information
Syntype localities: "Ad rupes in mari Australi. Apud "Kent Islands" et ad portum "Dalrymple, V. D. Land," Drs. R. Brown. Apud "Staten-Land," D. Webster. Prope ínsulas " Falkland," D. Gaudichaud. Ad portum "Arthur," V. D. L., Dna. Smith. Ad caput " Circular" dictum, D. Gunn." [Kent Islands, Tasmania, New Zealand, Falkland Islands] (Harvey 1840: 191).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
"Sphacelaria callitricha? Agardh Ic. Alg. Eur. t. VI." - (1 Jun 2021) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
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
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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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 30 July 2021.

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