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Bossea sagittata E.Y.Dawson & P.C.Silva 1953

Publication details
Bossea sagittata E.Y.Dawson & P.C.Silva 1953: 157, pl. 8: fig. 1; pl. 32: figs 1-2

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), saggitate, shaped like an arrow-head with two equal sharp basal lobes directed downwards (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: South Island, Los Coronados, Baja California, Mexico (Dawson 1953: 158). Holotype: Silva; Feb. 26, 1949; Lower littoral rocks. UC Silva 4880 (Dawson 1953: 158). Notes: Dawson (1953: 158) Isotype is in HAHF.

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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. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 November 2020.

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