Amphora Ehrenberg ex Kützing, 1844

Lectotype species: Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing

Original publication: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

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Type designated in: Boyer, C.S. (1927). Synopsis of North American Diatomaceae, Supplement, Part 2. Naviculatae, Surirellatae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 79: 229-583.

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The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2021-11-23 by M.D. Guiry.

Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.H. (2004). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 1. Typification of 32 names of diatom taxa described by C.G. Ehrenberg. Willdenowia 34(2): 577-595, 1 table.

Comments: Scott & Thomas (2005: 128) record this genus as being a member of the Family Cymbellaceae.

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