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Biddulphia reticulum (Ehrenberg) Boyer 1900

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

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Biddulphia reticulum (Ehrenberg) Boyer
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Vaucheria pronosperma A.K.Islam

Triceratium reticulum Ehrenberg 400x __width 40 µm
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Publication details
Biddulphia reticulum (Ehrenberg) Boyer 1900: 724

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 Triceratium reticulum Ehrenberg

Basionym
Triceratium reticulum Ehrenberg

Type information
See-Schlick von Norderney (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), network (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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