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Biddulphia arctica var. sexangulata C.S.Boyer 1900

Publication details
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.
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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 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).

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

Nomenclatural notes
The very brief description ("a very beautiful six-sided form"), is sufficient to validate this name. - (23 Nov 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
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.

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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.

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