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Ballia hirsuta Wollaston 1968

Publication details
Ballia hirsuta Wollaston 1968: 320, fig. 22J-L, pl. 7

Published in: Wollaston, E.M. (1968). Morphology and taxonomy of Southern Australian genera of Crouanieae Schmitz (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 16: 217-417, 42 figs, 10 pls, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ballia is Ballia brunonia Harvey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Camontagnea hirsuta (Wollaston) Woelkerling & Womersley

Type information
Type locality: Catamaran, Recherche Bay, Tasmania (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 76). Type: Wollaston & Mitchell; 27 February 1964; upper sublittoral. AD A27746 (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 76).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), hairy.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater 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
Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2021.

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