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Biddulphia obtusa (Kützing) Ralfs 1861

Publication details
Biddulphia obtusa (Kützing) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 848, pl. 13: figs 30-32

Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. xii, 968, 40 plates. London: Whittaker and Co..
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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 obtusa Kützing

Basionym
Odontella obtusa Kützing

Type information
Type locality: unter Conferveen bei Helgoland (Index Nominum Algarum).see above.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Biddulphia obtusa (Kützing) Grunow 1868 (INA). - (10 Mar 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Lavigne, A.S., Sunesen, I. & Sar, E.A. (2015). Morphological, taxonomic and nomenclatural analysis of species of Odontella, Trieres and Zygoceros (Triceratiaceae, Bacillariophyta) from Anegada Bay (Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina). Diatom Research 30(4): 307-331.

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.

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