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Pachyarthron ligulatum (E.Y.Dawson) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne

Publication details
Pachyarthron ligulatum (E.Y.Dawson) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007: 231

Published in: Schneider, C.W. & Wynne, M.J. (2007). A synoptic review of the classification of red algal genera a half a century after Kylin's "Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen". Botanica Marina 50: 197-249.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pachyarthron is Pachyarthron cretaceum (Postels & Ruprecht) Manza.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bossiella dichotoma (Manza) P.C.Silva

Basionym
Bossea ligulata E.Y.Dawson

Type information
Type locality: 2.5 miles off South Bluff, Isla Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico (Dawson 1953: 157). Holotype: Dawson; Dec. 21, 1949; At -1.7 foot tide level. HAHF Dawson 8532, on sheet 54745 including slide 1413 (Dawson 1953: 157).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine 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., Millar, A.J.K., Harvey, A. & Baba, M. (2008). Recognition of Pachyarthron and Bossiella as distinct genera in the Corallinaceae, subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 265-293.

Created: 19 August 2010 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 18 November 2015 by Craig Schneider

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Craig Schneider in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.

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