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Halamphora tumida (Hustedt) Levkov 2009

Publication details
Halamphora tumida (Hustedt) Levkov 2009: 239, pl. 102: figs 9-16; pl. 236: figs 1, 2, 4

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 tumida Hustedt

Type information
Type locality: Venezuela: Lake Maracaibo (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype fide Simonsen 1987: 437, pl. 654: figs 13-17: BRM 343/95b (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Lectotype also illustrated by Sar et al., 2004: figs 1-3.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen (Brown 1946).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora tumida Hustedt 1956

Taxonomic notes
Also living in marine waters - (16 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.

Created: 16 October 2010 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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