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Ballia callitricha (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843

Publication details
Ballia callitricha (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843: 293, pl. 17

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ballia is Ballia brunonia Harvey.

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

Sphacelaria callitricha C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Ad insulas Maluinas legit Gaudichaud." [Malvinas/Falkland Islands] (Agardh 1824: 166). Holotype: Gaudichaud; LD Herb. Alg. Agardh, 19357 (Womersley 1998: 150).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria callitricha C.Agardh 1824

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ballia brunonia Harvey 1840
Ballia hombroniana var. hirta Montagne 1845
Ballia brunonia var. hombroniana (Montagne) Harvey & J.D.Hooker 1845
Ballia callitricha f. normalis J.Agardh 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ballia callitricha (C.Agardh) Kützing)
South America: Argentina (Pujals 1963, Boraso & Zaixso 2011, Boraso de Zaixso 2013), Chile (Santelices 1989, Ramírez & Santelices 1991, Hoffmann & Santelices 1997), Staten Island, Fuegia (Levring 1945), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Tierra del Fuego (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919).

Africa: South Africa (Silva & al. 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).

Australia and New Zealand: Chatham Islands (Nelson 2013), Manawatawhi/Three Kings Is. (Nelson 2013), New South Wales (Womersley & Wollaston 1998), New Zealand (Adams 1994, Adams 1997, Nelson 2012), North Island, NZ (Nelson 2013), South Australia (Womersley & Wollaston 1998), South Island, NZ (Nelson 2013), Stewart Island/Rakiura (Nelson 2013), Tasmania (Womersley & Wollaston 1998, Scott 2017), Victoria (Womersley & Wollaston 1998), Western Australia (Womersley & Wollaston 1998).

Subantarctic Islands: Antipodes Islands (Nelson 2013), Auckland Islands (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919), Auckland Islands (Nelson 2013), Campbell Island (Levring 1945, Nelson 2013), Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919), Îles Crozet (Crozet Islands) (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919), Îles Kerguelen (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919, Féral & al. 2021), Macquarie Island (Levring 1945), Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987), Snares Islands/Tini Heke (Nelson 2013), South Georgia (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919, John & al. 1994, Wells, Brewin & Brickle 2011), South Shetland Islands (Gallardo, Pérez-Ruzafa, Flores-Moya & Conde 1999, Quartino & al. 2005, Hommersand & al. 2009).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Ant./Subantarctic and islands (Papenfuss 1964, Wiencke & Clayton 2002), Antarctic Peninsula (Lamb & Zimmermann 1977, Hommersand & al. 2009, Mystikou & al. 2014), Antarctica (Dubrasquet et al. 2018), Graham Land (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919), Victoria Land (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919).

Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Choi, H.-G., Kraft, G.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2000). Nuclear small-subunit rDNA sequences from Ballia spp. (Rhodophyta): proposal of the Balliales ord. nov., Balliaceae fam. nov., Ballia nana sp. nov. and Inkyuleea gen. nov. (Ceramiales). Phycologia 39: 272-287.

Levring, T. (1945). Marine algae from some Antarctic and sub-Antarctic islands. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, N.F., Avd. 2 41(7): 1-36, 1 pl.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Reinsch, P.F. (1890). Zur Meeresalgenflora von Süd-Georgien. In: Die internationale Polarforschung 1882-1883: Geschichtlicher Theil und in einem Anhange mehrere einzelne Abhandlungen physikalischen und sonstigen Inhalts. Band II. Beschreibende Naturwissenschaften. (Neumayer, G. von Eds), pp. 366-449. Berlin: Verlag von A. Asher.

Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Wollaston, E.M. (1998). Tribe Pterothamnieae. In: The Marine Flora of South Australia Part IIIC. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 132-156. Canberra: State Herbarium of South Australia.

Zinova, A.D. (1966). Novitates de algis marinis antarcticis ac subantarcticis. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 3: 103-109, no figs. [in Russian]

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Archer, W. (1876). On the minute structure and mode of growth of Ballia callitricha, Ag. (sensu latiori). Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 1: 211-232.

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