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Amphora pediculus (Kützing) Grunow

Publication details
Amphora pediculus (Kützing) Grunow in A.W.F.Schmidt 1875: pl. 26: fig. 99

Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1875). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. Series I: Heft 7: pls 25-28. . Aschersleben: Verlag von Ernst Schlegel.
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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
Cymbella pediculus Kützing

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Amphora

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), dimunitive of louse (Brown 1956).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cymbella pediculus Kützing 1844
Cymbella cespitosa var. pediculus (Kützing) Brun 1880
Amphora ovalis var. pediculus (Kützing) Van Heurck 1885
Encyonema pediculus (Kützing) H.Peragallo 1889
Clevamphora ovalis var. pediculus (Kützing) Mereschkowsky 1906

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora globulosa var. perpusilla Grunow 1880
Amphora perpusilla (Grunow) Grunow 1885
Amphora ehrenbergii N.Woodhead & R.D.Tweed 1960

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (see Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (25 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bąk, M., Witkowski, A., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J., Wojtal, A.Z., Szczepocka , E., Szulc, A. & Szulc, B. (2012). Klucz do oznaczania okrzemek w fitobentosie na potrzeby oceny stanu ekologicznego wód powierzchniowych w Polsce Biblioteka Monitoringu Srodowiska. pp. 1-452. Warszawa [Warsaw]: Glowny Inspektorat Ochrony Srodowiska.

Buczkó, K., Ács, É., Báldi, K., Pozderka, V., Braun, M., Kiss, K.T. & Korponai, J. (2019). The first high resolution diatom record from Lake Balaton, Hungary in Central Europe. Limnetica 38(1): 417-430, 4 figs.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1986). Bacillariophyceae 1 Teil: Naviculaceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Herausgegeben von. H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig & D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/1. pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-876, 206 pls with 2976 figures. Stuttgart & New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Miscoe, L.H., Johansen, J.R., Kociolek, J.P. & Lowe, R.L. (2016). The diatom flora and cyobacteria from caves on Kauai, Hawaii. I. Investigation of the cave diatom flora of Kanuai, Hawaii: an emphasis on taxonomy and distribution. Bibliotheca Phycologica 123: 3-74.

Pantocsek, J. (1901 '1902'). A Balaton kovamoszatai vagy Bacillariái [The Lake Balaton diatoms or Bacillarieae]. In: A Balaton tudományos tanulmányozásának eredményei [The results of the scientific study of the Lake Balaton]. pp. 1-143, 17 pls. Budapest: Hornyánsky Könyvnyomdája.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen . pp. Band 1 [1]-576; Band 2: 579-1184, incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

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.

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