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Bossiella orbigniana (Decaisne) P.C.Silva

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 orbigniana (Decaisne) P.C.Silva
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).


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Bossiella orbigniana (Decaisne) P.C.Silva Northern California
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Publication details
Bossiella orbigniana (Decaisne) P.C.Silva 1957: 47

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 orbigniana Decaisne

Type information
Type locality: Chile: San Carlos, Patagonia; Isla Chiloé (Decaisne 1842: 124). Type: in herb. Mus. et d'Orbigny, et cl. Gay; PC (Decaisne 1842: 124).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphiroa orbigniana Decaisne 1842
Amphiroa tuberculosa f. orbigniana (Decaisne) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903
Cheilosporum orbignianum (Decaisne) De Toni 1905
Bossea orbigniana (Decaisne) Manza 1937
Pachyarthron orbignianum (Decaisne) 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. - (25 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
mid and high intertidal; tide pool; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (5 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

Low intertidal, typically shallow subtidal (Hind et al., 2014). - (10 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

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.

Johansen, H.W. (1972 '1971'). Bossiella, a genus of articulated corallines (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales) in the eastern pacific. Phycologia 10: 381-396.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Created: 04 May 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 October 2014 by Paul Gabrielson

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Broadwater, S., Scott, J., Field, D., Saunders, B. & Thomas, J. (1992). An ultrastructural study of cell division in the coralline red alga Bossiella orbigniana. Canadian Journal of Botany 71: 434-446.
Broadwater, S.T., Scott, J.L., Field, D., Saunders, B. & Thomas, J. (1993). An ultrastructural study of cell division in the coralline red alga Bossiella orbigniana. Canadian Journal of Botany 71(3): 434-446.
Burgess, J.R., Delarosa, R.I., Jacobs, R.S. & Butler, A. (1991). A new eicosapentaenoic acid formed from arachidonic acid in the coralline red algae Bossiella orbigniana. Lipids 26(2): 162-165.
Iglesias, M.Y. & Mendoza, M.L. (1981). Estudios sobre los componentes minerales de aplicación agrícola de Corallina officinalis L. y Bossiella orbigniana (Decaisne) Silva con especial referencia a la variación estacional del contenido de carbonato de calcio. Contribuciónes Técnicas (CIBIMA) 34: 12.
Pearse, V.B. (1972). Radioisotopic study of calcification in the articulated coralline alga Bossiella orbigniana. Journal of Phycology 8: 88-97, 10 figs.
Smith, A.D. & Roth, A.A. (1979). Effect of carbon dioxide concentration on calcification in the red coralline alga Bossiella orbigniana. Marine Biology, Berlin 52: 217-225.

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