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Biddulphia pulchella S.F.Gray, nom. illeg.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Biddulphiophycidae
Order Biddulphiales
Family Biddulphiaceae
Genus Biddulphia

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Biddulphia pulchella S.F.Gray
400x __Dim. 54 x 68 µm. 20 May 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Biddulphia pulchella S.F.Gray
400x __Dim. 54 x 68 µm. 20 May 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Sargassum cinctum var. echinocarpum Grunow

Biddulphia pulchella S.F.Gray 400x __Dim. 54 x 68 µm
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Biddulphia pulchella S.F.Gray 1821: 294, nom. illeg.

Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Biddulphia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Biddulphia biddulphiana (J.E.Smith) Boyer

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarrannted change of epithet for Conferva biddulphiana Smith. - (20 May 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300.

Key references
Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Metzeltin, D. & García-Rodríguez, F. (2003). Las diatomeas uruguayas. pp. [1]-210, 74 pls. Uruguay: DIRAC Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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