Amphora veneta Kützing 1844

Halamphora veneta (Kützing) Levkov

Current name: Halamphora veneta (Kützing) Levkov
Prox. On Nitzschia. Yardley Chase, Northampton, UK. - 16 October 2011. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Amphora veneta Kützing 1844: 108, pl. 3: fig. 25

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
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 veneta (Kützing) Levkov.

Type Information
Type locality: Italy: Venetian lagoon(Lagunen von Venedig); (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), venice-blue [Sea coloured, Venetian blue] (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 July 2024

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