Amphora minutissima W.Smith 1853
Amphora minutissima W.Smith 1853: 20, pl. II : fig. 30
Published in: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: "Fresh water. Parasitic on Nitzschia sigmoidea. Near Lewes, Dec. 1850 and Oct. 1852, W. Sm. In ponds near London, parasitic on Nitzschia linearis, Mr. Shadbolt, Mar. 1851."; (Smith 1853: 20)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), extremely small.
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 12 January 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 January 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 January 2023