Biddulphia elegans ( ) C.S.Boyer 1900
Triceratium elegans (Greville) Grunow 1000x __Dim. 73 µm
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Biddulphia elegans (Greville) C.S.Boyer 1900: 717
Published in: Boyer, C.S. (1900). The biddulphoid forms of North American Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1900: 685-748.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphitetras elegans Greville
Amphitetras elegans Greville
Type locality: "Monterey deposit; L. Hardman, Esq." (Greville 1866: 9). Holotype: BM 10007 (Williams 1988: 7, pl. 6: figs 4, 8).
Described as a fossil.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 March 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 23 June 2021.