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Biddulphia aurita (Lyngbye) Brébisson 1838

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

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Biddulphia aurita (Lyngbye) Brébisson
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor marina, 400x, DIC. 20 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Biddulphia aurita (Lyngbye) Brébisson
Kingston, Washington, USA; Arness Roadside Park, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 14 Mar 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Gracilaria pulvinata Skottsberg

Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.Agardh Kingston, Washington, USA; Arness Roadside Park, Lugol's, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Biddulphia aurita (Lyngbye) Brébisson 1838: 12

Published in: Brébisson, [L.] A. de (1838). Considerations sur les diatomées et essai d'une classification des genres et des espèces appartenant à cette famille, par A. de Brébisson, auteur de la Flore de Normandie, etc. pp. [i], [1]-20, [4, err.]. Falaise & Paris: Brée l'Ainée Imprimeur-Libraire; Meilhac.
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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 Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.Agardh

Basionym
Diatoma aurita Lyngbye

Type information
Type locality: Ad littus Hofmansgave Fionae [Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark] (Lyngbye 1819: 182).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with long ears.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1832). Conspectus criticus diatomacearum. Part 4. pp. 49-66. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianus.

Key references
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.

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.

Metzeltin, D. & García-Rodríguez, F. (2003). Las diatomeas Uruguayas. pp. [1]-210, 74 pls. Uruguay: DIRAC Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República.

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

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Lui, N.S.T. & Roels, O.A. (1972). Nitrogen metabolism of aquatic organisms. II. The assimilation of nitrate, nitrite, and ammonia by Biddulphia aurita. Journal of Phycology 8: 259-264, 3 figs, 4 tables.

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