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Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing 1844

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Thalassiophysales
Family Catenulaceae
Genus Amphora

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Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing
Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, 1000x, DIC. 27 Nov 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, 1000x, DIC
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Publication details
Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing 1844: 107, pl. 5: figs 35, 39

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphora.

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

Basionym
Frustulia ovalis Kützing

Type information
Type locality: bei Weisenfels (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Frustulia ovalis Kützing 1833
Clevamphora ovalis (Kützing) Mereschkowsky 1906

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula amphora Ehrenberg 1832
Amphora ocellata Ehrenberg 1838
Amphora amphora (Ehrenberg) Pantocsek 1902

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Navicula amphora Ehrenberg)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Skulberg 1996).

Atlantic Islands: Azores (Gonçalves, Marques & Fonseca 2010), Canary Islands (Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Iceland (Foged 1974, Ettl & Gärtner 1995, Ettl & Gärtner 1995).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005, Kupe & al. 2010, Somogyi et al. 2013), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Bosnia-Hertzegovina (Hafner, Jasprica & Car 2018), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996, Whitton & al. 2003, Mann & Poulícková 2010), Crimea (Ryabushko, Lishaev & Kovrigina 2019), Czech Republic (Hasler, Handák & Handákova 2007, Lysáková, Kitner & Poulícková 2007), Finland (Weckstrom & Juggins 2006), France (Germain 1981, Ector & Hlúbiková 2010, Bertrand et al. 2015, Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova & al. 2011, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2014), Germany (Reichardt 1984, Ettl & Gärtner 1995, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Bahulikar & Kroth 2007, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Cantonati & al. 2017, Reichardt 2018, Hofmann & al. 2018, Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Ireland (Adams 1908, Adams 1908, Foged 1977, Ní Chatháin & Harrington 2008, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Italy (Battegazzore et al. 2004, Torrisi & Dell'Uomo), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), North Macedonia (Levkov & Williams 2012), Poland (Zelazna-Wieczorek 2011, Bąk et al. 2012, Plinski & Witkowski 2020), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Romania (Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Stenina & Patova 2007, Stenina 2007, Kostryukova & al. 2018, Komulaynen 2018), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Varela 1982, Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982, Aboal & Llimona 1984, Aboal 1989, Aboal 1989, Cambra 1989, Aboal, Puig & Soler 1996, Aboal, Marín & Zafra 2003, Cantoral-Uriza & Aboal 2008, Pérez, Maidana & Comas 2009, Leira, López-Rodríguez & Carballeira 2017), Sweden (Skuja 1948, Skuja 1956), Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999, Berezovska 2016, Malakhov, Kryvosheia & Tsarenko 2017, Berezovskaya 2019, Kryvosheia & Kapustin 2019), Venice Lagoon (Tolomio 2004).

North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901, Foged 1981), Arkansas (Smith 2010), Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Colorado (Stepanek & Kociolek 2018), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (Novelo 2012, Figueroa-Torres & al. 2015, López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016), Mexico (Atlantic) (Merino-Virgilio & al. 2013, Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Nova Scotia (Kim, Garbary & McLachlan 2004), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Oklahoma (Bergey et al. 2017), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), South Carolina (Plante et al. 2010), Texas (Eberle 1982), United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1975, Ettl & Gärtner 1995, Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010), Colombia (Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013), Uruguay (Rosset & al. 2020).

Africa: Gambia (Foged 1986), Ghana (Foged 1966, Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), South Africa (Giffen 1967, Lemley et al. 2018), Sudan (Reinhold 1937).

Middle East: Egypt (Zalat 2002, Khairy & al. 2017), Iran (Afsharzadeh & al. 2003, Jamaloo & al.. 2006, Kheiri & al. 2018 ), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi, A.A. & Al-Shawi, I.J.M., Al-Saedy & al. 2020), Israel (Tsarenko & al. 2000, Barinova, Tavassi & Nevo 2006, Barinova & Tavassi 2009, Barinova, Tavassi & Glassman 2009, Barinova, Yeuda & Nevo 2010, Barinova & al. 2004, Barinova & Romanov 2015), Turkey (Soylu & Gönülol 2005, Aysel 2005, Ersanli & Gönülol 2006, Soylu & Gonulol 2006, Ersnali & Gonulol 2007, Varol & Sen 2014, Akgül, Akgül & Aysel 2019, Akgül, Akgül & Aysel 2019, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed & al. 2009), Pakistan (Leghari et al. 2005).

South-east Asia: Myanmar (Burma) (Skuja 1949), Thailand (Foged 1972).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006, Liu 2008, Shi 2013, Cheng & Gao 2013), Hong Kong (Lam & Lei 1999), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Lake Baikal (Pomazkina & Rodionova 2014), Mongolia (Edlund & al. 2001, Dorofeyuk & Kulikovskiy 2012), Russia (Kulikovskiy & al. 2016), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014, Medvedeva & Nikulina 2019), Sakha (Yakutia) (Kopyrina, Pshennikova & Barinova 2020), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015, Niyatbekov & Barinova 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New South Wales (Day & al. 1995), New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957, Harper & al. 2012), Queensland (Day & al. 1995, Bostock & Holland 2010), Victoria (Day & al. 1995), Western Australia (Day & al. 1995).

Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Cunningham & McMinn 2004).

(as Amphora amphora (Ehrenberg) Pantocsek)
Europe: Britain (Hendey 1974).

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.

Al-Handal, A.Y. & Al-Shaheen, M.A. (2019). Diatoms in the wetlands of Southern Iraq. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 67: [1]-252, incl. 62 pls (652 figs), 1 map.

Bąk, M., Witkowski, A., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J., Wojtal, A.Z., Szczepocka , E., Szulc, A. & Szulc, B. (2012). Klucz do oznaczania okrzemek w fitobentosie na potrzeby oceny stanu ekologicznego wód powierzchniowych w Polsce Biblioteka Monitoringu Srodowiska. pp. 1-452. Warszawa [Warsaw]: Glowny Inspektorat Ochrony Srodowiska.

Cunningham, L. & McMinn, A. (2004). The influence of natural environmental factors on benthic diatom communities from the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. Phycologia 43: 744-755.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Kim, K.Y., Garbary D.J. & McLachlan, J.L. (2004). Phytoplankton dynamics in Pomquet Harbour, Nova Scotia: a lagoon in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Phycologia 43: 311-328.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1986). Bacillariophyceae 1 Teil: Naviculaceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Herausgegeben von. H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig & D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/1. pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-876, 206 pls with 2976 figures. Stuttgart & New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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.

Mann, D.G. & Poulícková, A. (2010). Mating system, auxosporulation, species taxonomy and evidence for homoploid evolution in Amphora (Bacillariophyta). Phycologia 49: 183-201.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). : [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls.

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. [Ed.] (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Vol. 3 (1). pp. [1]-398, 117 pls. Kiev: Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo Geologicheskoi Literatury. [in Russian]

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

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]

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Siver, P.A., Hamilton, P.B., Stachura-Suchoples & Kociolek, J.P. (2005). Diatoms of North America. The freshwater flora of Cape Cod. Iconographia Diatomologica 14: 1-463, 1075 figs in 94 pls.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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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Round, F.E. (1978). On rhythmic movement of the diatom Amphora ovalis. British Phycological Journal 13: 311-317, 2 figs.

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