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Biddulphia reticulata Roper 1859

Publication details
Biddulphia reticulata Roper 1859: 14, pl. 2: figs 13-15

Published in: Roper, F.C.S. (1859). On the genus Biddulphia and its affinities. Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London 7: 1-24, pl. 1-2.
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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 Pseudictyota reticulata (Roper) P.A.Sims & D.M.Williams

Type information
Syntype localities: "Trincomalee and Natal, Roper; New Zealand, Dr. Arnott-Walker" [Sri Lanka, South Africa and New Zealand] (Roper 1859: 14). Notes: A lectotype seems not to have been selected from the syntypes. Sri Lanka: Trincomalee (BM 21234, BM 22780, BM 22787, syntypes); South Africa: Natal (BM 22788, syntypes); New Zealand (BM 21711, BM 22608, BM 22786, BM 22782, syntypes).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1985).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Biddulphia reticulata var. typica Cleve-Euler 1951

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Sims, P.A., Williams, D.M. & Ashworth, M.[P.] (2018). Examination of type specimens for the genera Odontella and Zygoceros (Bacillariophyceae) with evidence for the new family Odontellaceae and a description of three new genera. Phytotaxa 382(1): 1-56, 156 figs, 2 text-figs.

Key references
Eskinazi-Leça, E., Gonçalves da Silva Cunha, M. da G., Santiago, M.F., Palmeira Borges, G.C., Cabral de Lima, J.M., Da Silva, M.H., De Paula Lima, J. & Menezes, M. (2010). Bacillariophyceae. In: Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil. Vol. 1. (Forzza, R.C. Eds), pp. 262-309. Rio de Janeiro: Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio; Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 June 2021.

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