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Amphora proteus W.Gregory

Publication details
Amphora proteus W.Gregory 1857: 518, pl. 13: fig. 81

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.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), early sea-god or god of rivers and oceanic bodies of water.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora affinis var. proteus (Gregory) Tempère & Peragallo 1908

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora hexagonalis O.N.Witt 1873
Amphora speciosa Castracane 1886
Amphora proteus (Grunow) Zanon 1929

Nomenclatural notes
In reprint: p. 46; pl. 5, fig. 81 - (15 Dec 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Arran, Scotland (Hendey 1964: 262). Type: BM 1196 (Hendey 1964: 262). Notes: Scotland: Lamlash Bay; Loch Fine (INA).

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Key references
Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

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.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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]

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.

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.

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.

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