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Halamphora aponina (Kützing) Levkov 2009

Publication details
Halamphora aponina (Kützing) Levkov 2009: 170, pl. 103: figs 1-10; pl. 233: figs 1-8

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Halamphora is Halamphora coffaeiformis (C.Agardh) Mereschkowsky.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Amphora aponina Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Italy: Abano (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: in hot water amongst Oscillatoria. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to warm baths; from Aponus, a warm medical fountain at Bangi d'Albano near Padua, Italy.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora aponina Kützing 1844
Amphora coffeiformis var. aponina (Kützing) Archibald & Schoeman 1984

Habitat notes
Also living in marine waters - (5 Oct 2010) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a brackish species.

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Key references
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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