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Description of Amphora

Raphid diatom, typically with raphe curved as a 'c', valves may be strongly arched, with a well developed mantle on the dorsal side; intercalary bands often numerous. One two or four chloroplasts. The name comes from a two-handled jar with a narrow neck used by the ancient Greeks and Romans to carry wine or oil.

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