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], -152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023