Biddulphia cristata 1882
Biddulphia cristata Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. 102: fig. 4 (as 'Biddulphia ? cristata' )
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Odontotropis cristata (Grunow) Grunow
Type locality: Mors Formation, Denmark (Early Eocene) (Suto, Wanatabe & Jordan 2011: 263).
Described as a fossil.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (31 Aug 2015) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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
Grunow, A. (1884). Die Diatomeen von Franz Josefs-Land. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe, Wien 48(Abt. 2): 53-112, 5 pls.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 January 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.