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Amphora eximia J.R.Carter

Publication details
Amphora eximia J.R.Carter in E.Y.Haworth 1974: 48, figs 3, 14

Published in: Haworth, E.Y. (1974). Some problems of diatom taxonomy in Scottish Lake sediments. British Phycological Journal 9(1): 47-55, 21 figs.

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), strikingly unusual.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora fogediana Krammer 1985

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Loch Leven, Scotland (Haworth 1974: 48). Holotype: lake sediments; 20 cm. BM 77902 (slide) (Haworth 1974: 48).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphora eximia J.R.Carter)
Europe: Britain (Haworth 1974, Sims 1996, Whitton et al. 2003), Bulgaria (Stoyneva-Gärtner et al. 2015), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Cantonati et al. 2017, Hofmann et al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Bąk et al. 2012), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018).

North America: Mexico (Novelo 2012).

Asia: Russia (Kulikovskiy et al. 2016).

(as Amphora fogediana Krammer)
Europe: Albania (Kupe et al. 2010), Britain (Whitton et al. 2003), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Hungary (Németh 2005), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2012), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

North America: NW USA (Bahls 2009).

Asia: Lake Baikal (Pomazkina & Rodionova 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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