Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

On Pleistocene Amphora thumensis (Mayer) Krieger (Bacillariophyceae)

Irena Kaczmarska

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 26 (3-4), 1981: 364-369

Light and scanning electron microrscope study of the Eemian frustules of the diatom most frequently identified as Cymbella thumensis (Mayer) Hustedt confirms its assignment to the genus Amphora. According to the principles of the ICBN (1961) it should be named A. thumensis (Mayer) Krieger.

Key words: Diatomeae, Eemian, morphology, taxonomy, Poland.

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