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Biddulphia rhombus var. atlantica Frenguelli 1930

Publication details
Biddulphia rhombus var. atlantica Frenguelli 1930: 305, pl. 6, figs 1-2 (as 'Biddulphia (Denticella) rhombus var. atlantica' )

Published in: Frenguelli, J. (1930). Contribuciones al conocimiento de las Diatomeas Argentinas. VI. Diatomeas marinas de la costa atlántica de Miramar (Prov. de Buenos Aires). Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural 35: 243-312, 10 pl..

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 Zygoceros atlanticus (Frenguelli) Sar

Type information
Type locality: Miramar, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, (38°15'S, 57°50'W), South Atlantic Ocean (Sar & al. 2007: 346). Lectotype: LP (Colección de Diatomeas Argentinas, Departamento Científico Ficología) slide 197 (2) (Frenguelli's slide) (Sar & al. 2007: 346, fig 2).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural "Bernardino Rivadavia", 36: 305, pl. 4, figs 1, 2 (Sar et al., 2007); Anales Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 36: 305, pl. VI: figs 1, 2 (INA). - (22 Oct 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Lavigne, A.S., Sunesen, I. & Sar, E.A. (2015). Morphological, taxonomic and nomenclatural analysis of species of Odontella, Trieres and Zygoceros (Triceratiaceae, Bacillariophyta) from Anegada Bay (Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina). Diatom Research 30(4): 307-331.

Key references
Sar., E.A., Sunesen, I., Jahn, R., Kusber, W.H. & Lavigne, A.S. (2007). Revision of Odontella atlantica (Frenguelli) Sar comb. et stat. nov. with comparison to two related species, O. rhombus (Ehrenb.) Kütz. and O. rhomboides R. Jahn et Kusber. Diatom Research 22(2): 341-353, 20 figs, 1 table.

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