Biddulphia

noun
Bid·dul·phia | \bə-ˈdəl-fē-ə\

Definition of Biddulphia 

: a large genus (the type of the family Biddulphiaceae) of rectangular diatoms having winglike or hornlike projections at the corners of the valves and being locally abundant in the marine plankton

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History and Etymology for Biddulphia

New Latin, probably from German Biddulph, 19th century English botanist + New Latin -ia

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