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Amphora subacutiuscula Schoeman

Publication details
Amphora subacutiuscula Schoeman 1972: 240, 241, figs 1-5

Published in: Schoeman, F.R. (1972). A further contribution to the diatom flora of sewage enriched waters in southern Africa. Phycologia 11(3/4): 239-245, 10 figs, 2 tables.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphora is Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Walvis Bay , South Africa, (23°0'S, 14°28'E) (Schoeman 1972: 240, 239). Iconotype: figs 1-5: sewage pond. C.S.I.R. collection, Pretoria Walvis Bay 1 preparation (Schoeman 1972: 241).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphora subacutiuscula Schoeman)
Europe: Bosnia-Hertzegovina (Hafner, Jasprica & Car 2018), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015).

North America: Florida (FL) (Wachnicka & Gaiser 2007).

Africa: South Africa (Schoeman 1972).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Shi 2013, Cheng & Gao 2013).

Key references
Shi Zhixin [Shi, Z.X.] (2013). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XVI Bacillariophyta Cymbellaceae. pp. [i]-xvii, 1-174, 43 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Wachnicka, A.H. & Gaiser, E.E. (2007). Characterization of Amphora and Seminavis from South Florida, U.S.A.. Diatom Research 22(2): 387-455, 240 figs, 4 tables.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.

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