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Amphora subacutiuscula Schoeman

Publication details
Amphora subacutiuscula Schoeman 1972: 240, 241, figs 1-5

Published in: Schoeman, F.R. (1972). A further contribution to the diatom flora of sewage enriched waters in southern Africa. Phycologia 11(3/4): 239-245, 10 figs, 2 tables.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphora is Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halamphora subacutiuscula (Schoeman) J.G.Stepanek & Kociolek

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Walvis Bay , South Africa, (23°0'S, 14°28'E) (Schoeman 1972: 240, 239). Iconotype: figs 1-5: sewage pond. C.S.I.R. collection, Pretoria Walvis Bay 1 preparation (Schoeman 1972: 241).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphora subacutiuscula Schoeman)
Europe: Bosnia-Hertzegovina (Hafner, Jasprica & Car 2018), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015).

North America: Florida (FL) (Wachnicka & Gaiser 2007).

Africa: South Africa (Schoeman 1972).

South-west Asia: India (Gandhi 1998).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Shi 2013, Cheng & Gao 2013).

Source of current name
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.

Key references
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]

Wachnicka, A.H. & Gaiser, E.E. (2007). Characterization of Amphora and Seminavis from South Florida, U.S.A.. Diatom Research 22(2): 387-455, 240 figs, 4 tables.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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