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Biddulphia laevis Ehrenberg 1843

Publication details
Biddulphia laevis Ehrenberg 1843: 339, 368, 410 [description]

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd- und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-445 + [1, Berichtigungen], + 4 pls.
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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 Pleurosira laevis (Ehrenberg) Compère

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smooth, free from uneveness, hairs or roughness (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Biddulphia ? laevis Ehrenberg 1841. "Icon Baileyi 1842" (INA). - (16 Apr 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Compère, P. (1982). Taxonomic revision of the diatom genus Pleurosira (Eupodiscaceae). Bacillaria 5: 165-190.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Brébisson, A. de (1870). Notes on some French Diatomaceae, presented to the Club. Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club 2: 37-43, pl. I: figs 1-8.

Foged, N. (1966). Freshwater diatoms from Ghana. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Shrifter 15(1): 1-169, 25 pls.

Gómez, F. (2008). Phytoplankton invasions: comments on the validity of categorizing the non-indigenous dinoflagellates and diatoms in European Seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 620-628.

Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

Heath, I.B. & Darley, W.M. (1972). Observations on the ultrastructure of the male gamete of Biddulphia levis Ehr.. Journal of Phycology 8(1): 51-59.

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.

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

Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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