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Amphora micrometra M.H.Giffen

Publication details
Amphora micrometra M.H.Giffen 1967: 253, pl. 59(1): figs 16, 17

Published in: Giffen, M.H. (1967). Contributions to the diatom flora of South Africa III. Diatoms of the marine littoral regions at Kidd's Beach near east London, Cape Province, South Africa. Nova Hedwigia 13(1/2): 245-292, pls 59-63.

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.

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

Habitat notes
Marine/brackish. - (10 Feb 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
emend. Ács, Kiss & Levkov (2011: 200).

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat in aquis subsalsis lacus uni semiartificialis apud ostium fluvii Umkantzi in colonia provinciae Capensis Kidd's Beach dicta in Africa Meridionalis." [Kidd's Beach near East London, Cape Province, South Africa] (Giffen 1967: 253). Type: marine littoral. Giffen collection type slide 210 (Ács et al. 2011: 199). Notes: "Typus: praeparatum No. 210 in collectione GIFFEN, Fort Hare, provincia Capensis. Iconotypus: figurae nostrae No. 16 et 17."

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Key references
Ács, É., Ector, L., Kiss, K.T., Cserháti, C., Morales, E.A. & Levkov, Z. (2011). Morphological observations and emended description of Amphora micrometra from the Bolivian Altiplano, South America. Diatom Research 26(2): 199-212.

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]

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Ács, É., Ector, L., Kiss, K.T., Cserháti, C., Morales, E.A. & Levkov, Z. (2011). Morphological observations and emended description of Amphora micrometra from the Bolivian Altiplano, South America. Diatom Research 26(2): 199-212.

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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 23 February 2020.

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