Biddulphia aurita [Status Unaccepted]   (Lyngbye) Brebisson in Brebisson & Godey,  1838 ()
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Biddulphiales
Family:Biddulphiaceae

Image copyrights: Sharyn Hedrick

Description
Valve elliptical, center tuberculate, commonly with two ot three spines, ends of processes papillary. Chromatoplasts disc-shaped. Colony serrate.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Pondicherry, Karaikal, Arasalar Estuary (Lat: 10.91) (Long: 79.86) INDIA (Record: 2005, 2006)
• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.28) (Long: 86.70) INDIA (Record: 2005, 2006)
• Goa, Dona Paula Bay INDIA (Record: 03/2007)
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 1970-1972)
• Kerala, Vaadi INDIA
• Kerala, Kavanad INDIA
• Kerala, Azheekode INDIA
• Kerala, Mahe INDIA
• South West Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Smithsonian photography initiative Available at - http://photography.si.edu/
  • Naik, S; Acharya, BC and Mohapatra, A (2009) Seasonal variations of phytoplankton in Mahanadi estuary, east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 38(2) 184-190 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/4669/1/IJMS%2038%282%29%20184-190.pdf
  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Kumar, MSR; Ramaiah, N and Tang, D (2009) Morphometry and cell volumes of diatoms from a tropical estuary of India Indian journal of marine sciences. NISCAIR 38(2) 160-165 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/3371
  • Gopinathan, CP (1972) Seasonal abundance of phytoplankton in the Cochin backwaters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India,Cochin 14(2) 568-577 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1566/
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