Taxon Account

Halamphora veneta (Kützing) Levkov; 2009; 242

Synonymy

Amphora veneta Kützing

Key references

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

Morphology

Size
Length 17-35 µm, width 4-6.5 µm (Levkov 2009).

Shape
Valves semi-lanceolate with convex dorsal and straight or slightly concave ventral margin, slightly protracted round ends.

Symmetry
Isopolar, dorsiventral.

Striae
Punctate, radiate, often slightly wider spaced in the central part of the valve, 18-22 in 10 µm (Levkov 2009).

Axial area
Appears narrow in LM.

Central area
Indistinct.

Raphe
Slightly curved with straight or slightly dorsally curved proximal ends, and dorsally deflected distal ends.


SEM morphology
The raphe lies on a partial conopeum which has circular or elongate, irregular depressions.

Striae uniseriate with round to transapically elongate external areola openings, internal areola openings are occluded by hymenes.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Kützing F.T. 1844. Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. Fr. Fritsch, Nordhausen. 152 pp; 30 pls Morphology; Taxonomy; Description; Illustrations
Levkov Z. 2009. Amphora sensu lato. Lange-Bertalot H. (ed.) Diatoms of Europe: Diatoms of the European Inland Waters and Comparable Habitats. Vol. 5., A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell. 916 pp Morphology; Taxonomy; Illustrations;
Hofmann G., Werum M., Lange-Bertalot H. 2011. Diatomeen im Süßwasser-Benthos von Mitteleuropa. A.R.G. Gantner, Ruggell. 908 pp Morphology; Illustrations; Ecology
Mu W., Chen Y., Liu Y., Pan X., Fan Y. 2018. Toxicological effects of cadmium and lead on two freshwater diatoms. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 59: 152-162. Morphology; Illustrations; Biology
This page should be cited as:

Jüttner I. Halamphora veneta (Kützing) Levkov; 2009; 242. In: Jüttner I., Carter C., Chudaev D., Cox E.J., Ector L., Jones V., Kelly M.G., Kennedy B., Mann D.G., Turner J. A., Van de Vijver B., Wetzel C.E., Williams D.M.. Freshwater Diatom Flora of Britain and Ireland. Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales. Available online at https://naturalhistory.museumwales.ac.uk/diatoms/browsespecies.php?-recid=2896. [Accessed:  ].

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