Biddulphia chinensis Greville 1866

Publication Details
Biddulphia chinensis Greville 1866: 81, pl. IX [9]: fig. 16 (as 'Chinensis')

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1866). Descriptions of new and rare diatoms. Series XX [actually XIX]. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series 14: 77-86, pls VIII, IX.

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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 Trieres chinensis (Greville) Ashworth & E.C.Theriot.

Type Information
Type locality: "Harbour of Hong Kong; J. Linton Palmer, Esq."; (Greville 1866: 81) Holotype: BM; slide 2998 (Hendey 1964: 105)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 October 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 December 2023

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