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Biddulphia favus (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 favus (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck
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Publication details
Biddulphia favus (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck 1885

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 Triceratium favus Ehrenberg

Basionym
Triceratium favus Ehrenberg

Type information
Lectotype locality: "Lebend in der Nordsee bei Cuxhaven" according to Ehrenberg (1840a: 159), Sample of 22 Sept. 1839 according to drawing No. 1236 in BHUPM [alive, marine coastal locality at Cuxhaven, North Sea, Germany]." (Jahn & Kusber 2006: 533). Lectotype: Notes: Lectotype (designated by Jahn & Kusber 2006: 533): "preparation No. 360806-b "Cuxhaven 6”, marked with a red ring, in BHUPM (Fig. 12-13)."

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), honeycomb (Brown 1946).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Hendey (1974: 295) records the authorities for this species as “(Ehrenberg) Van Heurck”.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 May 2011 by Robert Lavigne

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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 June 2021.

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