Biddulphia plana A.W.F.Schmidt 1888
Biddulphia plana A.W.F.Schmidt in A.W.F.Schmidt 1888: pl. 121: fig. 7
Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1888). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde Series III (Heft 31-32). pp. pls. 121-128. Leipzig: Fuess Verlag (R. Reisland).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudictyota plana (A.W.F.Schmidt) P.A.Sims & D.M.Williams
Type locality: "Ngucy (Weissfl.), die ganze Schale in fast gleichem Focus…" [Madagascar: Ngucy; the whole valve in almost the same focus] (Schmidt 1888: pl. 121: fig. 7, figure legend).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (4 Apr 2016) - M.D. Guiry
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.
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. -493. Beijing: Science Press.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2021.