Biddulphia favus ( ) Van Heurck 1885
Triceratium favus Ehrenberg 600x __width 108 µm
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)
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.
Publication date: May 1885
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Triceratium favus Ehrenberg
Triceratium favus Ehrenberg
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Hendey (1974: 295) records the authorities for this species as “(Ehrenberg) Van Heurck”.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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.