Amphora perpusilla 1884
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.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphora perpusilla Grunow)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Britain (Hartley 1986), France (Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova & al. 2011), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Ireland (Foged 1977, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Stenina 2007), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982).
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Day & al. 1995).
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.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2021.