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Amphora marina W.Smith

Publication details
Amphora marina W.Smith 1857: 7, pl. 1: fig. 2

Published in: Smith, W. (1857). Notes on an excursion to the Pyrennes in search of Diatomaceae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 2nd series 19: 1-13, pls 1, 2.

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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Amphora

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphiprora marina (W.Smith) Chase 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: French coast near Havre, and Biarritz (Smith 1856: 7).

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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.

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.

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]

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.

Wang, P., Park, B.S.,Kim, J.H., Kim, J.-H., Lee, H.-O. & Han, M.-S. (2014). Phylogenetic position of eight Amphora sensu lato (Bacillariophyceae) species and comparative analysis of morphological characteristics. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(2): 57-73.

Witon, E. & Witkowski, A. (2006). Holocene diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Faeroe Islands Fjords, Northern Atlantic Ocean. II. Distribution and taxonomy of marine taxa with special reference to benthic forms. Diatom Research 21(1): 175-215.

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