Besa papillaeformis Setchell 1912: 237, pl. 25: figs 5, 6
Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1912). Algae novae et minus cognitae, I. University of California Publications in Botany 4: 229-268, pls 25-31.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Besa.
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This is a marine species.
Type locality: Land's End, Sanfranciso, California, USA (Setchell 1912: 237). Type: W.A. Setchell; January 1909; On a crustaceous red alga, probably a species of Hildenbrandtia, which coverd the rocks in the upper middle littoral zone. (Setchell 1912: 237).
Calderon, M.S., Miller, K.A., Seo, T.H. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Transfer of selected Ahnfeltiopsis (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) species to the genus Besa and description of Schottera koreana sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 431-443.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 23 May 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 December 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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Fredericq, S. & Lopez-Bautista, J.M. (2002). Characterization and phylogenetic position of the red alga Besa papillaeformis Setchell: An example of progenetic heterochrony?. Constancea 83(9): 1-12.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.