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Amphora allanta M.H.Hohn & J.Hellerman

Publication details
Amphora allanta M.H.Hohn & J.Hellerman 1966: 119, pl. I [1]: fig. 24

Published in: Hohn, M.H. & Hellermann, J. (1966). New diatoms from the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, Delaware and Chesapeake Bay area of Baltimore, Maryland. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 85: 115-130.

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 affinis var. sabiniana Levkov 2009

Taxonomic notes
synonymous with Amphora affinis var. sabiniana? [see Desianti et al., 2015). - (15 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Middle River, Baltimore Co., Maryland (Desianti, Potapova & Beals 2015: 102, table 1). Holotype: fig 39: 1953; ANSP slide GC44890 (Desianti, Potapova & Beals 2015: 102, table 1).

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Key references
Desianti, N., Potapova, M. & Beals, J. (2015). Examination of the type materials of diatoms described by Hohn and Hellerman from the Atlantic Coast of the USA. Diatom Research 30(2): 93-116.

Stepanek, J.G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2018). Amphora and Halamphora from coastal waters and inland waters of the United States and Japan. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 66: 1-260, 78 pls, 1 table.

Stepanek, J.G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2019). Molecular phylogeny of the diatom genera Amphora and Halamphora (Bacillariophyta) with a focus on morphological and ecological evolution. Journal of Phycology 55(2): 442-456.

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