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Bossiella californica (Decaisne) P.C.Silva

Publication details
Bossiella californica (Decaisne) P.C.Silva 1957: 46

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1957). Notes on Pacific marine algae. Madroño 14: 41-51.

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

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

Amphiroa californica Decaisne

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: California: Monterey (Silva 1996-to date). Type: PC ("Par")in herb. Mus. (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphiroa californica Decaisne 1842
Cheilosporum californicum (Decaisne) Yendo 1902
Amphiroa tuberculosa f. californica (Decaisne) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903
Bossea californica (Decaisne) Manza 1937

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bossea corymbifera Manza 1937
Bossea pachyclada W.R.Taylor 1945
Bossea angustata W.R.Taylor 1945
Bossiella corymbifera (Manza) P.C.Silva 1957
Bossiella pachyclada (W.R.Taylor) P.C.Silva 1957
Pachyarthron pachycladum (W.R.Taylor) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007
Pachyarthron corymbiferum (Manza) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007

Nomenclatural notes
Schneider & Wynne (2007) support the use of the genus Pachyarthron for this species but Woelkerling et al. (2008) recognize Bossiella. - (20 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Upper, mid-, or low intertdial (in pools); subtidal (Hind et al., 2014) - (10 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Hind, K. R., Gabrielson, P. W. & Saunders, G. W. (2014). Molecular-assisted alpha taxonomy reveals pseudocryptic diversity among species of Bossiella (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Phycologia 53(5): 443-456.

Created: 04 May 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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Konar, B. (1993). Demography and morphology of the geniculate coralline, Bossiella californica spp. schmittii (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), in a central California kelp forest. Phycologia 32: 284-290, 3 figs, 4 tables.
Trick, H.N. & Pueschel, C.M. (1990). Cytochemistry of pit plugs in Bossiella californica (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 29: 403-409.

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