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Amphora ovalis var. pediculus (Kützing) Van Heurck 1885

Publication details
Amphora ovalis var. pediculus (Kützing) Van Heurck 1885: 59 (as 'Amphora ovalis 'delta' pediculus Kützing' )

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1885). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Texte. pp. 1-235. Anvers: Martin Brouwers & Co.
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Publication date: May 1885

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 pediculus (Kützing) Grunow

Basionym
Cymbella pediculus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Italy; France; Germany (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).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora ovalis f. typica Istvanfy

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by Pero (1893: 271). "Pediculus" [a louse] is a noun in apposition and non-declinable. - (19 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

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.

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.

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.

Jewson, D.H., Lowry, S.F. & Bowen, R. (2006). Co-existence and survival of diatoms on sand grains. European Journal of Phycology 41: 131-146.

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

Pero, P. (1893). I Laghi Alpini Valtellinesi. (Ricerche e studi sui Laghi Valtellinesi). Nuova Notarisia 4(2,3): 249-291, 301-387.

Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]

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.

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