Bossiella plumosa ( ) P.C.
Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal.
© Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva 1957: 47
Published in: Silva, P.C. (1957). Notes on Pacific marine algae. Madroño 14: 41-51.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bossiella.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
Bossea plumosa Manza 1937
Pachyarthron plumosum (Manza) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007
Confirmed by DNA sequence from Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada south to Pacific Grove, Monterey Co., California. Within this range the species is disjunct with distinct populations in Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada and in California, USA. The report by Stewart (1991) from southern California is Bossiella dichotoma, not B. plumosa; the report by Lindstrom (1977) from Sitka, Alaska is not this species. It is very doubtful that the report by Perestenko (1994) from eastern Russia is B. plumosa. - (29 Nov 2015) - Paul Gabrielson
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1957). Notes on Pacific marine algae. Madroño 14: 41-51.
Hind, K.R., Miller, K. A., Young, M., Jensen, C., Gabrielson, P. W. & Martone, P. (2015). Resolving cryptic species of Bossiella (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) using contemporary and historical DNA. American Journal of Botany 102: 1-19.
Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 November 2015 by Paul Gabrielson
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 3912 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=4918
Cite this record as:
Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 March 2019.