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Bossea pachyclada W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication details
Bossea pachyclada W.R.Taylor 1945: 194-195, pl. 58

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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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 californica (Decaisne) P.C.Silva

Type information
Type locality: South Bay, Isla Cerros, Baja California, Mexico (Taylor 1945: 194-195). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 34-643B; 10 March 1934; On littoral rocks in pools. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 194-195). Notes: According to Dawson (1953: 152), Taylor 34-643B was on sheet 98 in the Alan Hancock Foundation Herbarium (now at LAM), and included slides 1417 and box 7012.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Millar, A.J.K., Harvey, A. & Baba, M. (2008). Recognition of Pachyarthron and Bossiella as distinct genera in the Corallinaceae, subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 265-293.

Key references
Johansen, H.W. (1972 '1971'). Bossiella, a genus of articulated corallines (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales) in the eastern pacific. Phycologia 10: 381-396.

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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 25 February 2021.

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