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Biddulphia pentacrinus (Ehrenberg) Boyer 1901

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

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Biddulphia pentacrinus (Ehrenberg) Boyer
Hawaii; scale 10 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Biddulphia pentacrinus (Ehrenberg) Boyer
600x __Dim. 89 µm. 10 Jun 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Audouinella macropus (Kylin) Garbary

Triceratium pentacrinus (Ehrenberg) Wallich 600x __Dim. 89 µm
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Biddulphia pentacrinus (Ehrenberg) Boyer 1901: 717

Published in: Boyer, C.S. (1900). The biddulphoid forms of North American Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1900: 685-748.
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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 Amphipentas pentacrinus Ehrenberg

Basionym
Amphipentas pentacrinus Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Fossilis in Graeciae marga” [Miocene, Greece] (Ehrenberg 1840: 205).

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

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

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

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Sims, P.A., Williams, D.M. & Ashworth, M.[P.] (2018). Examination of type specimens for the genera Odontella and Zygoceros (Bacillariophyceae) with evidence for the new family Odontellaceae and a description of three new genera. Phytotaxa 382(1): 1-56, 156 figs, 2 text-figs.

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