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Amphora ovalis var. libyca (Ehrenberg) Cleve

Publication details
Amphora ovalis var. libyca (Ehrenberg) Cleve 1895: 104

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1895). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part II. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsak Akademiens Handlingar 27(3): 1-219, 4 pls.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Amphora libyca Ehrenberg

Basionym
Amphora libyca Ehrenberg

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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Synonym of Amphora copulata (Wachnicka & Gaiser, 2007). - (29 Feb 2016) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Halophytic Species. Also living in brackish waters - (29 Sep 2010) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cheng Zhaodi & Gao Yahui [Cheng, Z. & Gao, Y.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. III. Pennatae II. Naviculales Naviculaceae Cymbellaceae Auriculaceae Gomphonemataceae. pp. [i]-xxvii, 1-183, 80 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

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.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

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.

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]

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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