Halamphora (Cleve) Mereschkowsky, 1903
Holotype species: Halamphora coffeiformis (C.Agardh) Mereschkowsky
Original publication and holotype designation: Mereschkowsky, C. (1903). Tipy endokhroma u Diatomovykh. Predvaritel'nyj otchet o vnutrennom stroenii diatomovykj. Scripta Botanica (Botanisheskia Zapiski) 21: i-ii, 1-193.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: 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.
Numbers of names and species: There are 153 species names in the database at present, as well as 7 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 154 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Stepanek, J.G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2019). Molecular phylogeny of the diatom genera Amphora and Halamphora (Bacillariophyta) with a focus on morphological and ecological evolution. Journal of Phycology 55(2): 442-456.
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Created: 03 October 2010 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 02 August 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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