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Amphora laevissima W.Gregory

Publication details
Amphora laevissima W.Gregory 1857: 513, pl. XII [12]: fig. 72

Published in: Gregory, W. (1857). On new forms of marine Diatomaceae found in the Firth of Clyde and in Loch Fyne, illustrated by numerous figures drawn by R.K. Greville, LL.D., F.R.S.E. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 21: 473-542, pl. 9-14.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora laevis var. laevissima (W.Gregory) Cleve 1895

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Scotland: Loch Fine (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300.

Saunders, K., Lane, C., Cook, S., McMinn, A. & Hallaegraeff, G.M. (2010). Benthic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters . (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 83-144. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Snoeijs, P. & Balashova, N. (1998). Intercalibration and distribution of diatom species in the Baltic Sea The Baltic Marine Biologists Publication No. 16e. Vol. 5 pp. 1-144, 1 fig, 6 tables, 101 plates. Uppsala: Opulus Press.

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