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Biddulphia antediluviana (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck 1885

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Biddulphiophycidae
Order Biddulphiales
Family Biddulphiaceae
Genus Biddulphia

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Biddulphia antediluviana (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck
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Biddulphia antediluviana (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck
400x __Width 98 µm. 05 Apr 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Biddulphia antediluviana (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck
400x __Dim. 98 µm. 03 Apr 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Halimeda opuntia f. intermedia Yamada

Biddulphia antediluviana (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck 400x __Dim. 98 µm
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Publication details
Biddulphia antediluviana (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck 1885: 207

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1885). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Texte. pp. 1-235. Anvers: Martin Brouwers & Co.
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Publication date: May 1885

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 Amphitetras antediluviana Ehrenberg

Basionym
Amphitetras antediluviana Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: "lebend bei der Insel Tjörn am Cattegat" [alive, marine coastal locality at the Isle Tjörn, SW Sweden]." (Jahn & Kusber 2006: 529). Notes: Lectotype: (designated by 2006: 529): preparation No. 540014-5 in BHUPM (Fig. 1-3). Further original material. – Preparations No. 540014-1, 540014-2 (Fig. 4), 540014-6 and drawing sheets 100 (left hand side) and 101 from Tjörn in BHUPM."

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.H. (2006). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 3. Typification of seven diatom taxa described by C. G. Ehrenberg predominantly from Greece. Willdenowia 36(Special Issue): 527-535, 15 figs.

Key references
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.

Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.H. (2006). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 3. Typification of seven diatom taxa described by C. G. Ehrenberg predominantly from Greece. Willdenowia 36(Special Issue): 527-535, 15 figs.

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