Bossea pachyclada W.R.Taylor 1945
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bossiella californica (Decaisne) P.C.Silva
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
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.