Amphora montana Krasske 1932

Publication Details
Amphora montana Krasske 1932: 119, pl. 2: fig. 27

Published in: Krasske, G. (1932). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Diatomeenflora der Alpen. Hedwigia 72(3): 92-135, pls 1, 2.

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 Halamphora montana (Krasske) Levkov.

Type Information
Type locality: Austria: Kaprun Valley: Hohe Tauern; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: Foged 25/1953(5): (Index Nominum Algarum)

Described as a fossil.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), found in mountainous places.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 November 2020

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 November 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 March 2023

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