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Odontella aurita cells.jpg
Odontella aurita
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order: Centrales
Suborder: Biddulphiineae

Biddulphiophycidae or Biddulphiineae is a grouping of Centrales.[1] In some taxonomic schemes Centrales or Centric diatoms are named Coscinodiscophyceae and may have different naming of suborders and families.


Valves primarily bipolar. They do not have a marginal ring of processes.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Tomas, C. R., Hasle G. R., Syvertsen, E. E., Steidinger, K. A., Tangen, K., Throndsen, J., Heimdal, B. R., (1997). Identifying Marine Phytoplankton, Academic Press.