Bossea plumosa 1937
Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal.
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Bossea plumosa Manza 1937: 46
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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bossea.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Moss Beach, San Mateo Co., California (Silva 1979: 319). Holotype: UC 545710 (Index Nominum Algarum
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Hind, K.R., Miller, K. A., Young, M., Jensen, C., Gabrielson, P. W. & Martone, P. (2015). Resolving cryptic species of Bossiella (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) using contemporary and historical DNA. American Journal of Botany 102: 1-19.
Silva, P.C. (1957). Notes on Pacific marine algae. Madroño 14: 41-51.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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