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Amphora perpusilla Grunow 1884

Publication details
Amphora perpusilla Grunow 1884: 102 pl. 1 (A): fig. 6 (as 'Amphora (coffeaeformis var.?) perpusilla in text' )

Published in: Grunow, A. (1884). Die Diatomeen von Franz Josefs-Land. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe, Wien 48(Abt. 2): 53-112, 5 pls.
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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 Halamphora perpusilla (Grunow) Q.-M.You & Kociolek

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), exceedingly small.

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

Taxonomic notes
According to CAS, ss Amphora (coffeaeformis var.?) perpusilla in text and Amphora perpusilla in plate caption. CAS also says that the name is illegitimate, but INA does not. - (23 Mar 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
You, Q, Kociolek, J.P. & W.Wang (2015). Taxonomic studies of the diatom genus Halamphora (Bacillariophyceae) from the mountainous regions of southwest China, including the descriptions of two new species. Phytotaxa 205(2): 75-89, 90 fig., 1 table.

Key references
Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

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

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]

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