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Bossea ligulata E.Y.Dawson 1953

Publication details
Bossea ligulata E.Y.Dawson 1953: 156, pl. 8: fig. 8; pl. 26: fig. 2

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
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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 dichotoma (Manza) P.C.Silva

Type information
Type locality: 2.5 miles off South Bluff, Isla Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico (Dawson 1953: 157). Holotype: Dawson; Dec. 21, 1949; At -1.7 foot tide level. HAHF Dawson 8532, on sheet 54745 including slide 1413 (Dawson 1953: 157).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

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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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2021.

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