Bossea dichotoma 1937
Bossiella dichotoma (Manza) P.C.Silva La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal
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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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Bossea dichotoma Manza)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1953).
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.
Silva, P.C. (1957). Notes on Pacific marine algae. Madroño 14: 41-51.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 August 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2021.