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Amphitetras antediluviana Ehrenberg 1840

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Thalassiosirophycidae
Order Eupodiscales
Family Odontellaceae
Genus Amphitetras

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Amphitetras antediluviana Ehrenberg
400x __Width 98 µm. 05 Apr 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Amphitetras antediluviana Ehrenberg
400x __Width 98 µm. 05 Apr 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Amphitetras antediluviana Ehrenberg
400x __Dim. 98 µm. 03 Apr 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Halimeda opuntia f. intermedia Yamada

Biddulphia antediluviana (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck 400x __Dim. 98 µm
© Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Amphitetras antediluviana Ehrenberg 1840: 62 [142 in journal, 1841]

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1840). Über noch zahlreich jetzt lebende Thierarten der Kreidebildung und den Organismus der Polythalamien Preprint of Abhandlung der Könglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin aus dem Jahre 1839 [1841] with different pagination. pp. 1-94, 4 pls. Berlin.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Amphitetras.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: "lebend bei der Insel Tjörn am Cattegat" [alive, marine coastal locality at the Isle Tjörn, SW Sweden]." (Jahn & Kusber 2006: 529). Notes: Lectotype: (designated by 2006: 529): preparation No. 540014-5 in BHUPM (Fig. 1-3). Further original material. – Preparations No. 540014-1, 540014-2 (Fig. 4), 540014-6 and drawing sheets 100 (left hand side) and 101 from Tjörn in BHUPM."

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Triceratium antediluvianum (Ehrenberg) Grunow 1868
Biddulphia antediluviana (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck 1885
Odontella antediluviana (Ehrenberg) M.Peragallo 1903

Nomenclatural notes
Pagination different in journal - this preprint has priority as it was published first. - (19 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.H. (2006). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 3. Typification of seven diatom taxa described by C. G. Ehrenberg predominantly from Greece. Willdenowia 36(Special Issue): 527-535, 15 figs.

Metzeltin, D. & García-Rodríguez, F. (2003). Las diatomeas Uruguayas. pp. [1]-210, 74 pls. Uruguay: DIRAC Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República.

Sims, P.A., Williams, D.M. & Ashworth, M.[P.] (2018). Examination of type specimens for the genera Odontella and Zygoceros (Bacillariophyceae) with evidence for the new family Odontellaceae and a description of three new genera. Phytotaxa 382(1): 1-56, 156 figs, 2 text-figs.

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