Bossiella californica subsp. schmittii ( ) H.W.
Bossiella californica subsp. schmittii (Manza) H.W.Johansen 1971: 389
Published in: Johansen, H.W. (1972 '1971'). Bossiella, a genus of articulated corallines (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales) in the eastern pacific. Phycologia 10: 381-396.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bossiella schmittii (Manza) H.W.Johansen
Calliarthron schmittii Manza
Type locality: U.S.A.: California: Point Loma (San Diego) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: W. Schmitt; 1904; dredged from 21-24 fathoms. UC 545744 (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 October 2014 by Paul Gabrielson
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Konar, B. (1993). Demography and morphology of the geniculate coralline, Bossiella californica spp. schmittii (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), in a central California kelp forest. Phycologia 32: 284-290, 3 figs, 4 tables.
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2019.