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Biddulphia dubia (Brightwell) Cleve 1883

Publication details
Biddulphia dubia (Brightwell) Cleve 1883: 508

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1883). Diatoms collected during the expedition of the Vega. Vega-Expedition Vetenskåpliga Iakttagelser Bearbetade of Deltagare I Resan Och Andra Forskare untgifna af A.E. Nordenskiöld 3: [457]-517, 4 pls.
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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 dubia (Brightwell) P.A.Sims & D.M.Williams

Basionym
Triceratium dubium Brightwell

Type information
Type locality: “Mauritius” (Brightwell 1859: 180). Notes: Possible syntypes: BM 3227, BM 3606, BM 3607 (Sims, Williams & Ashworth 2018: 38).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), doubtful.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Accoding to CAS, "In the same paper (p. 503), Cleve also transfers Brightwell's taxon to Biddulphia reticulata var. dubia." Simultaneous publication fo two names would render both invalid? - (4 Apr 2016) - M.D. Guiry

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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