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Bossea angustata W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication details
Bossea angustata W.R.Taylor 1945: 193, pl. 59

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: Isla San Benito, Baja California (Taylor 1945: 193). Holotype: W.L. Schmitt; 6 Apr. 1933; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 193).

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), narrowed (Sreenivasa Rao 1965).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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 25 February 2021.

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