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Bossiella cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) H.W.Johansen

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Genus Bossiella

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Bossiella cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) H.W.Johansen
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Bossiella cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) H.W.Johansen
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

 

Zonaria flava var. angusta Suhr

Pachyarthron cretaceum (Postels & Ruprecht) Manza Peter the Great Bay, Russia
© Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru)

Publication details
Bossiella cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) H.W.Johansen 1969: 59

Published in: Johansen, H.W. (1969). Morphology and systematics of coralline algae with special reference to Calliarthron. University of California Publications in Botany 49: 1-98, 33 figs, 2 tables, 19 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bossiella is Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallina officinalis Linnaeus

Basionym
Corallina cretacea Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Type locality: Unalaska Island, Aleutian Archipelago, Alaska (Woelkerling et al. 2008: 267). Lectotype: [G.] Kastalsky; 1827; LE (Woelkerling et al. 2008: 267). Notes: Lectotype is illustrated by Woelkerling et al. 2008: fig. 1. The lectotype was collected during the Russian expedition of 1826-1829 on the corvette Seniavin under the command of the Russian naval officer Fjodor Petrowitsch L├╝tke.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hind, K.R., Gabrielson, P.W., Lindstrom, S.C. & Martone, P.T. (2014). Misleading morphologies and the importance of sequencing type specimens for resolving coralline taxonomy (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): Pachyarthron cretaceum is Corallina officinalis (Note). Journal of Phycology 50(4): 760-764.

Key references
Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

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