Biddulphia tumida var. peruviana ( ) F.W.Mills 1933
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 1946).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
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Verified by: 11 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry 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.