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Amphora polita Krasske

Publication details
Amphora polita Krasske 1939: 401, pl.12, figs 24, 25

Published in: Krasske, G. (1939). Zur Kieselalgenflora Südchiles. Archiv für Hydrobiologie und Planktonkunde, Stuttgart 35(3): 349-468, pls 10-15.
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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), polished or refined.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora pleniluna M.H.Hohn & J.Hellerman 1966

Habitat notes
Also living in marine waters - (3 Oct 2010) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Type information
Type locality: S. Chile (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
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.

Stepanek, J.G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2018). Amphora and Halamphora from coastal waters and inland waters of the United States and Japan. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 66: 1-260, 78 pls, 1 table.

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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