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Amphora amphora (Ehrenberg) Pantocsek, nom. inval. 1902

Publication details
Amphora amphora (Ehrenberg) Pantocsek 1902: 14; pl. I [1]: fig. 1, nom. inval.

Published in: Pantocsek, J. (1901 '1902'). A Balaton kovamoszatai vagy Bacillariái [The Lake Balaton diatoms or Bacillarieae]. In: A Balaton tudományos tanulmányozásának eredményei [The results of the scientific study of the Lake Balaton]. pp. 1-143, 17 pls. Budapest: Hornyánsky Könyvnyomdája.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphora is Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing

Navicula amphora Ehrenberg

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: tautonym. - (31 May 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Levkov, Z. (2009). Amphora sensu lato. In: Diatoms of Europe: Diatoms of the European Inland Waters and Comparable Habitats. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 5-916. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 May 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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