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Amphora ostrearia var. vitrea Cleve 1895

Publication details
Amphora ostrearia var. vitrea Cleve 1895: 129

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1895). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part II. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsak Akademiens Handlingar 27(3): 1-219, 4 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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphora novaecaledonica Grunow 1875

Nomenclatural notes
Amphora ostrearia var. vitrea (Cleve) Cleve (INA). - (26 Feb 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphora ostrearia var. vitrea Cleve)
Europe: Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996), Greece (Foged 1986).

North America: Florida (FL) (Wachnicka & Gaiser 2007), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016).

South America: Colombia (Lozano-Duque, Vidal & Navas S 2011).

Africa: South Africa (Giffen 1967).

Middle East: Egypt (Zalat 2002).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Shi 2013, Cheng & Gao 2013), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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.

Shi Zhixin [Shi, Z.X.] (2013). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XVI Bacillariophyta Cymbellaceae. pp. [i]-xvii, 1-174, 43 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Wachnicka, A.H. & Gaiser, E.E. (2007). Characterization of Amphora and Seminavis from South Florida, U.S.A.. Diatom Research 22(2): 387-455, 240 figs, 4 tables.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2020.

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