Amphora montana Krasske
Amphora montana Krasske 1932: 119; pl. 2, fig. 27
Original publication: Krasske, G. (1932). Beiträge zur kenntnis der Diatomeenflora der Alpen. Hedwigia 72(3): 92-135, 2 pl.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Halamphora montana (Krasske) Levkov
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found in mountainous places.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Freshwater species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphora montana Krasske)
Europe: Britain (Whitton et al. 2003), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982, Aboal, Marín & Zafra 2003).
South-west Asia: Israel (Tsarenko et al. 2000).
See Carter & Round 1993:6 for an emended diagnosis - (26 Mar 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Aboal, M., Alvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diat. Monogr. 4: 1-639.
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.
Kirkwood, A.E. & Henley, W.J. (2006). Algal community dynamics and halotolerance in a terrestrial, hypersaline environment. Journal of Phycology 42: 537-547.
Levkov, Z. (2009). Amphora sensu lato. In.: H. Lange-Bertalot (ed.), Diatoms of Europe: Diatoms of the European Inland Waters and Comparable Habitats. Vol. 5 pp. 5-916.: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Amphora&species=montana
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Amphora&Species=montana
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 March 2013 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 634 times since it was created.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Carter, J.R. & Round, F.E. (1993). Studies on freshwater Amphora species V. Amphora montana and some rather similar forms. Diatom Research 8(1): 1-11.
Hindák, F. & Marvan, P. (1971). Amphora montana Krasske (Bacillariophyceae) in der USSR. Biológia (Bratislava) 26: 741-748.
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Cite this record as:
Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:116575