Biddulphia tumida var. peruviana ( ) F.W.Mills
Biddulphia tumida var. peruviana (Grunow) F.W.Mills 1933: 309
Published in: Mills, F.W. (1933). An index to the genera and species of the diatomaceae and their synonyms. 1816-1932. Part 5 (Bi-Ch). pp. 297-372. London: Wheldon & Wesley, Limited.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ralfsiella peruviana (Grunow) P.A.Sims, D.M.Williams & Ashworth
Biddulphia peruviana Grunow
Type locality: "Rare dans le Guano du Pérou, frequent dans un Guano d’orginie inconnue” [Guano from Peru; guano of unknown origin] (Van Heurck 1882-1885: pl.101, figs 2, 3).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Sims, P.A., Williams, D.M. & Ashworth, M.[P.] (2018). Examination of type specimens for the genera Odontella and Zygoceros (Bacillariophyceae) with evidence for the new family Odontellaceae and a description of three new genera. Phytotaxa 382(1): 1-56, 156 figs, 2 text-figs.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 January 2019.