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Amphora soninkhishigiae Edlund, Shinneman & Levkov

Publication details
Amphora soninkhishigiae Edlund, Shinneman & Levkov 2009: 253, figs 1-12 (as 'soninkhishigae' )

Published in: Edlund, M.B., Shinneman, A.L. & Levkov, Z. (2009). Diatom biodiversity in Mongolia: A new amphoroid diatom from saline lakes in western Mongolia, Amphora soninkhishigae sp. nov. Acta Botanica Croatica 68(2): 251–262, 30 figs.
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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.

Eponomy
Named for "Dr. N. Soninkhishig, Biology Faculty, National University of Mongolia, for her long friendship and pivotal role in developing a diatom research and training program in Mongolia

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: "Oigon Nuur (lake), Zavkhan aimag, Mongolia, site 82 ... (49.20750°N, 96.61932°E), coll: M1468 by M. Edlund, A.L.C. Shinneman, N. Soninkhishig, 12 August 2005. (Edlund, Shinneman & Levkov 2009: 253). Holotype: M. Edlund, A.L.C. Shinneman, N. Soninkhishig; 12 August 2005; surficial sediment from 5 m water depth, 1680 m elevation,. ANSP M1468 (G.C. 36334) (fig. 6) (Edlund, Shinneman & Levkov 2009: 253). Notes: Isotypes: Slides and material of collection M1468 deposited in California Academy of Sciences (M1468c), National University of Mongolia Diatom Herbarium (M1468b), and in M.B. Edlund collection (M1468a; Science Museum of Minnesota). Paratypes: Slides and material of collection M1461 deposited in CAS (M1461c), M1461b in National University of Mongolia Diatom Herbarium, M1461a in M.B. Edlund collection (Science Museum of Minnesota). Uvs Nuur, Uvs aimag, Mongolia, site 63, surficial sediment from 6.3 m depth, 759 m elevation, (50.25172°N, 93.26403°E), coll: M1461 by M. Edlund, A.L.C. Shinneman, N. Soninkhishig, 08 August 2005 (Figs. 13–24).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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Verified by: 02 February 2018 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 26 June 2019.

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