Cladophora balliana Harvey 1851: pl. CCCLVI
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1851). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls CCCXXIX-CCCLX [319-360]. London: Reeve & Benham.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora sericea (Hudson) Kützing
Named for the collector Miss Anne Elizabeth Ball (1808-1872) of Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Clontarf [Co. Dublin, Ireland] (Harvey 1851: pl. CCCLVI ). Type: TCD (Hoek 1963: 78).
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 19 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 November 2018 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 25 January 2020.