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Amphora ocellata Ehrenberg 1838

Publication details
Amphora ocellata Ehrenberg 1838: 189

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen. Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur. pp. i-xviii, [1-4], 1-547, [1], pls I-LXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.

Publication date: July-August

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 Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), marked with two-coloured spots, having the centre of one colour surrounded by a broad ring of another (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Navicula amphora Ehrenberg 1832. Illustrated in Ehrenberg 1863, p.65; pl.1, fig.10 as "Amphora ocellata?" - (10 Jan 2009) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

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.

Created: 10 January 2009 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 15 December 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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