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Biddulphia spinosa Greville 1865

Publication details
Biddulphia spinosa Greville 1865: 6; pl. I: fig. 3

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1865). Descriptions of new and rare Diatoms. Series XIV. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series, London 13: 1-10, pls I, II.

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 Acigonium spinosum (Greville) P.A.Sims & D.M.Williams

Type information
Barbadoes deposit: Cambridge estate

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.

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

General environment
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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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.

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