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Biddulphia elaborata Grove & Sturt 1886

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


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Biddulphia elaborata Grove & Sturt
100x __Dim. 160 x 230 µm. 15 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Biddulphia elaborata Grove & Sturt
100x __Dim. 160 x 230 µm. 15 May 2011. Robert lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).


Kittonia elaborata (Grove & Sturt) Grove & Sturt 100x __Dim. 160 x 230 µm
© Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Biddulphia elaborata Grove & Sturt 1886: 325, pl. 18: fig. 9

Published in: Grove, E. & Sturt, G. (1886). On a fossil marine Diatomaceous deposit from Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand. Part I. Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club, Series 2 2 (16)(16): 321-330, pls 18, 19.

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 Kittonia elaborata (Grove & Sturt) Grove & Sturt

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

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.

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Verified by: 09 May 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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