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Biddulphia occidentalis (L.W. Bailey) Wolle 1890, pl. 64, fig. 11
as Biddulphia (Zygoceros) occidentalis L.W. Bailey
BasionymZygoceros occidentalis J.W. Bailey in L.W. Bailey 1862
CommentsNot valid as a new combination since Zygoceros occidentalis J.W. Bailey in L.W. Bailey 1862 is invalid (not accepted by Bailey). Still invalid in Wolle 1890 (not accepted): "probably a small variety of Z. mobiliensis"
Published inWolle, F. 1890 [ref. 000916]. Diatomaceae of North America, Illustrated with twenty-three hundred figures from the Author's drawings on one hundred and twelve plates. Comenius Press; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 112 pls.
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CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate
List of nomenclatural synonymsZygoceros occidentalis J.W. Bailey in L.W. Bailey 1862