Pachyarthron plumosum ( ) C.W.Schneider & M.J.
Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal.
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Pachyarthron plumosum (Manza) 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva
Bossea plumosa Manza
Type locality: Moss Beach, San Mateo Co., California (Silva 1979: 319). Holotype: UC 545710 (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Schneider & Wynne (2007) support the use of the genus Pachyarthron for this species but Woelkerling et al. (2008) recognize Bossiella. - (25 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry
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.
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Wendy Guiry 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.