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Biddulphia longicruris Greville 1859

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Biddulphiophycidae
Order Biddulphiales
Family Biddulphiaceae
Genus Biddulphia

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Biddulphia longicruris Greville
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; ferry terminal, 400x, DIC. 03 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Biddulphia longicruris Greville
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Port Madison, 100x, DIC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Biddulphia longicruris Greville
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Port Madison, 200x, DIC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Biddulphia longicruris Greville
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Port Madison, 400x, DIC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Biddulphia longicruris Greville
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Port Madison, 200x, PC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Iridaea lanceolata Harvey

Odontella longicruris (Greville) M.A.Hoban Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Port Madison, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Biddulphia longicruris Greville 1859: 163, pl. VIII [8]: fig. 10

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1859). Description of Diatomaceae observed in Californian guano. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 7: 155-166.

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 Hobaniella longicruris (Greville) P.A.Sims & D.M.Williams

Type information
Type locality: California, USA (Greville 1859: 163). Lecotype: J.T. Norman; guano. BM 1773 (Williams 1988: 19, pl. 23, figs 7–9).

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

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
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.

Hoban, M.A. (1983). Biddulphioid diatoms. II. The morphology and systematics of the Pseudocellate species, Biddulphia biddulphiana (Smith) Boyer, B. alternans (Bailey) Van Heurck, and Trigonium arcticum (Brighywell) Cleve. Botanica Marina 26: 271-284.

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