Biddulphia obtusa (Kützing) 1861
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..
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Odontella obtusa Kützing
Odontella obtusa Kützing
Type locality: unter Conferveen bei Helgoland (Index Nominum Algarum).see above.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Biddulphia obtusa (Kützing) Grunow 1868 (INA). - (10 Mar 2016) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
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.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 January 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2021.