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Bossea dichotoma Manza 1937

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

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Bossea dichotoma Manza
La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal. 26 Apr 2015. F. Kuepper. © F. Kuepper.

Bossea dichotoma Manza
La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal. 26 Apr 2015. F. Kuepper. © F. Kuepper.

Bossea dichotoma Manza
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Bossiella dichotoma (Manza) P.C.Silva La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal
© F. Kuepper

Publication details
Bossea dichotoma Manza 1937: 562

Published in: Manza, A.V. (1937). Some north Pacific species of articulated corallines. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 23: 561-567.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bossea is Bossea plumosa Manza.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bossiella dichotoma (Manza) P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Nye's Point, Moss Beach, San Mateo County, California (Dawson 1953: 156). Holotype: Manza; May 5, 1931; UC sheet 545756 (Dawson 1953: 156).

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Source of current name
Schneider, C.W. & Wynne, M.J. (2007). A synoptic review of the classification of red algal genera a half a century after Kylin's "Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen". Botanica Marina 50: 197-249.

Key references
Silva, P.C. (1957). Notes on Pacific marine algae. MadroƱo 14: 41-51.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 November 2020.

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