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Balliella pseudocorticata (E.Y.Dawson) D.N.Young 1981

Publication details
Balliella pseudocorticata (E.Y.Dawson) D.N.Young 1981: 94, no fig.

Published in: Young, D.N. (1981). Taxonomic observations on eastern Pacific Antithamnion species (Rhodophyta: Ceramiaceae) described by E. Y. Dawson. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 94: 94-100, 5 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Balliella is Balliella crouanioides (Itono) Itono & Tak.Tanaka.

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

Basionym
Antithamnion pseudocorticatum E.Y.Dawson

Type information
Type locality: Canal de San Lorenzo, near La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Silva & al. 1996: 383). Holotype: E. Y. Dawson 6934b; 15 March 1949; dredged. LAM 5000047 (Athanasiadis 1996: 43). Notes: Dawson (1962: 21) notes that the type specimen was dredged from 8-20 m. depth, in the San Lorenzo Channel.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Antithamnion pseudocorticatum E.Y.Dawson 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bakothamnion curassavicum C.Hoek 1978

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.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Schneider, C.W. & Searles, R.B. (1997). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 2. Some Rhodophyta, including Polysiphonia tongatensis and a discussion on the Herposiphonia secunda/tenella complex. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 187-210, 19 figs.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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