Bossiella cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) H.W.Johansen 1969

Corallina officinalis Linnaeus

Current name: Corallina officinalis Linnaeus
Peter the Great Bay, Russia - 28 March 2012. Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru)

Publication Details
Bossiella cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) H.W.Johansen 1969: 59

Published in: Johansen, H.W. (1969). Morphology and systematics of coralline algae with special reference to Calliarthron. University of California Publications in Botany 49: [i]-vi, 1-98, 33 figs, 2 tables, incl. 19 plates.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bossiella is Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Basionym
Corallina cretacea Postels & Ruprecht

Type Information
Type locality: Unalaska Island, Aleutian Archipelago, Alaska; (Woelkerling & al. 2008: 267) Lectotype: [G.] Kastalsky; 1827; LE; (Woelkerling & al. 2008: 267) Notes: Lectotype is designated and illustrated by Woelkerling et al. (2008: fig. 1). The lectotype was collected during the Russian expedition of 1826-1829 on the corvette Seniavin under the command of the Russian naval officer Fjodor Petrowitsch L├╝tke. Isolectotype in S (Swedish Museum of Natural History) with herbarium accession number A2609, designated by Hind et al. (2014). A partial rbcL sequence 296 base pairs in length was obtained from the isolectotype specimen.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 October 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 October 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 April 2024

 
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