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Amphitetras C.G. Ehrenberg 1840, p. 42
Generitype LT: Amphitetras antediluviana C.G. Ehrenberg 1840
Designated by Ross in Farr et al. (1979), p.
Year Designated 1979
Nomenclatural status valid
Recent revisions Glezer (1975) (003184)
Comments This genus is also described in Ehrenberg 1841 (ref. 000953) p. 122 (note: ref. 000953 and ref. 000290 are identical except for pagination). Two species are included, A. antediluviana Ehr. (p. 62) which is fully described, and A. parallela Ehr. for which a short diagnosis is given (p. 63).
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Ehrenberg, C.G. 1840  (ref. 290)

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Berlin 1840. 94 pp., 4 pls.