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Amphora arenaria Donkin

Publication details
Amphora arenaria Donkin 1858: 31, pl. 3: fig. 16

Published in: Donkin, A.S. (1858). On the marine Diatomaceae of Northumberland with a description of eighteen new Species. Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London, Series 2 6: 12-34, pl. III.

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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Psammamphora

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in sandy places.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora arenaria var. typica Cleve 1895

Taxonomic notes
It belongs to the Subgenus Psammamphora Cleve 1895. Typification and description in Schoeman & Archibald 1986 - (17 Oct 2010) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: along southern portion of Northumberland shore, England (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Cleve, P.T. (1895). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part II. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsak Akademiens Handlingar 27(3): 1-219, 4 pls.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Levkov, Z. (2009). Amphora sensu lato. In: Diatoms of Europe: Diatoms of the European Inland Waters and Comparable Habitats. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 5-916. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

Schoeman, F.R. & Archibald, R.E.M. (1986). Observations on Amphora species (Bacillariophyceae) in the British Museum (Natural History). II. Some species from the subgenus Psammamphora Cleve. Nova Hedwigia 43(3-4): 473-484.

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]

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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.

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