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Bossiella dichotoma (Manza) P.C.Silva 1957

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 dichotoma (Manza) P.C.Silva
La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal. 26 Apr 2015. F. Kuepper. © F. Kuepper.

Bossiella dichotoma (Manza) P.C.Silva
La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal. 26 Apr 2015. F. Kuepper. © F. Kuepper.

Bossiella dichotoma (Manza) P.C.Silva
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).


Heterothamnion platythaliae Athanasiadis

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

Publication details
Bossiella dichotoma (Manza) P.C.Silva 1957

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1957). Notes on Pacific marine algae. MadroƱo 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.

Bossea dichotoma Manza

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).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bossea dichotoma Manza 1937
Bossiella orbigniana subsp. dichotoma (Manza) H.W.Johansen 1971
Pachyarthron orbignianum subsp. dichotomum (Manza) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bossea gardneri Manza 1937
Bossea interrupta Manza 1937
Bossea ligulata E.Y.Dawson 1953
Bossea sagittata E.Y.Dawson & P.C.Silva 1953
Bossea cooperi E.Y.Dawson & P.C.Silva 1953
Bossea insularis E.Y.Dawson & P.C.Silva 1953
Bossiella cooperi (E.Y.Dawson & P.C.Silva) P.C.Silva 1957
Bossiella gardneri (Manza) P.C.Silva 1957
Bossiella insularis (E.Y.Dawson & Silva) P.C.Silva 1957
Bossiella interrupta (Manza) P.C.Silva 1957
Bossiella ligulata (E.Y.Dawson) P.C.Silva 1957
Bossiella sagittata (E.Y.Dawson & P.C.Silva) P.C.Silva 1957
Bossiella dichotoma var. gardneri (Manza) E.Y.Dawson 1960
Pachyarthron cooperi (E.Y.Dawson & P.C.Silva) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007
Pachyarthron gardneri (Manza) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007
Pachyarthron insulare (E.Y.Dawson & P.C. Silva) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007
Pachyarthron interruptum (Manza) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007
Pachyarthron ligulatum (E.Y.Dawson) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007
Pachyarthron sagittatum (E.Y.Dawson & P.C.Silva) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne 2007

Habitat notes
epilithic; in high and mid-intertidal pools; low intertidal; subtidal; exposed to semiexposed sites (Hind et al., 2014). - (10 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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Verified by: 09 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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