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Amphora gigantea Grunow

Publication details
Amphora gigantea Grunow in A.W.F.Schmidt 1875: 27, figs 46, 46*

Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1875). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. Series I: Heft 7: pls 25-28. . Aschersleben: Verlag von Ernst Schlegel.
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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
Adjective (Latin), huge.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Caraus, I. (2002). The algae of Romania. Studii si Cercetari, Universitatea Bacau, Biologie 7: 1-694.

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.

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