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Balliella crouanioides (Itono) Itono & Tak.Tanaka 1973

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Wrangeliaceae
Subfamily Compsothamnioideae
Tribe Delesseriopseae
Genus Balliella


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Balliella crouanioides (Itono) Itono & Tak.Tanaka
Cassini Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Balliella crouanioides (Itono) Itono & Tak.Tanaka
Cassini Island, north Kimberley, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Balliella crouanioides (Itono) Itono & Tak.Tanaka
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).


Caloneis thermalis (Grunow) Krammer

Balliella crouanioides (Itono) Itono & Tak.Tanaka Cassini Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Balliella crouanioides (Itono) Itono & Tak.Tanaka 1973: 250, figs 2-14, 18-22

Published in: Itono, H. & Tanaka, T. (1973). Balliella, a new genus of Ceramiaceae (Rhodophyta). Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 86: 241-252, 23 figs.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Balliella.

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

Antithamnion crouanioides Itono

Type information
Type locality: "Mage Island. Growing on the fronds of non-articulated corallinaceous algae at the depth of about 20-40 m. Collected on April 21, 1971. no. 19712." [Southern Japan] (Itono 1971: 212). Holotype: HI 19712 (Yoshida 1998: 880). Notes: Athanasiadis (1996: 42) confirms HI 196913 as the holotype.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Antithamnion crouanioides Itono 1971

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 128: [1]-221.

Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Lin, S.-M. (2002). Some marine red algae (Rhodophyta) new to Taiwan, including Schizoseris bombayensis (Boergesen) comb. nov. Philippine Scientist 39: 36-47.

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