Conferva biddulphiana J.E.Smith 1807
Biddulphia biddulphiana (J.E.Smith) Boyer 400x __Dim. 54 x 68 µm
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Conferva biddulphiana J.E.Smith 1807: pl. 1762 [upper part]
Published in: Smith, J.E. (1807). English botany; or, coloured figures of British plants, with their essential characters, synonyms, and places of growth. To which will be added, occasional remarks. / By James Edward Smith, M.D. F.R.S. member of the Imp. Acad. Naturae Curiosorum, the Academies of Stockholm, Upsal, Turin, Lisbon, Lund, Berlin, Philadelphia and the Nat. Hist. Societies of Paris and Moscow; President of the Linnaen Society. The figures by James Sowerby, F.L.S. Vol. XXV . London: printed for the author by J. Davis.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Biddulphia biddulphiana (J.E.Smith) Boyer
Type locality: Southampton (Index Nominum Algarum: Type). Miss Susanna Biddulph: entangled in other seaweeds. (Index Nominum Algarum
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Boyer, C.S. (1901 '1900'). The biddulphoid forms of North American Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1900: 685-748.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 November 2016 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. 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 04 August 2021.