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Biddulphia peruviana Grunow

Publication details
Biddulphia peruviana Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. 101: figs 2, 3 (as 'B. (tumida Roper var.?) peruviana Grun.' )

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas pls. LXXVIII-CIII. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Biddulphia is Biddulphia pulchella S.F.Gray.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ralfsiella peruviana (Grunow) P.A.Sims, D.M.Williams & Ashworth

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

Nomenclatural notes
Biddulphia tumida var. peruviana Grunow in Van Heurck 1882, pl. 101, fig. 2,3 is invalid [CAS] - (26 Nov 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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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: 26 November 2016 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 11 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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