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Amphora ovalis var. gracilis (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck

Publication details
Amphora ovalis var. gracilis (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck 1885: 59 (as 'A. ovalis 'beta' gracilis' )

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1885). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Texte. pp. 1-235. Anvers: Martin Brouwers & Co.
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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.

Basionym
Amphora gracilis Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Real del Monte, México [Mineral del Monte, State of Hidalgo in east-central Mexico, 2,700 metres (8,900 ft)]

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora ovalis f. gracilis (Ehrenberg) Hustedt 1930

Nomenclatural notes
Name also introduced by Pero (1893:279). - (18 Mar 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Pero, P. (1893). I Laghi Alpini Valtellinesi. (Ricerche e studi sui Laghi Valtellinesi). Nuova Notarisia 4(2,3): 249-291, 301-387.

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo Geologicheskoi Literatury 3(1): [1]-398, 117 pls. [in Russian]

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]

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