Biddulphia arctica var. sexangulata C.S.Boyer 1900
Biddulphia arctica var. sexangulata C.S.Boyer 1900: 715
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trigonium arcticum var. sexangulatum (C.S.Boyer) T.V.Desikachary & P.Prema
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The very brief description ("a very beautiful six-sided form"), is sufficient to validate this name. - (23 Nov 2020) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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
Desikachary, T.V. (1989). Atlas of Diatoms, Fascicle VI. Marine Diatoms of the Indian Ocean region. pp. [v+] 27, pl. 622-809. Madras.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 February 2021 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.