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Welcome to the Diatom Image Database! The Periphyton Group at Florida International University created and maintains the Diatom Image Database, which includes over 980 diatom taxa found in the greater Everglades region of south Florida. Please send questions or comments about the Diatom Image Database to Franco Tobias .

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Map of south Florida Loxahatchee (LOX) WCA 2A WCA 3A Biscayne Bay Shark River Slough (SRS) Taylor Slough (TS) Florida Bay Everglades National Park (ENP) Everglades National Park (ENP)

All Species



Achnanthes

Achnanthidium

Actinocyclus

Actinoptychus

Amicula

Amphipleura

Amphora

Aneumastus

Anomoeoneis

Ardissonia

Astartiella

Aulacodiscus

Aulacoseira

Bacillaria

Berkeleya

Biddulphia

Biremis

Brachysira

Caloneis

Campylodiscus

Caponea

Chamaepinnularia

Chasea

Climaconeis

Climacosphenia

Cocconeis

Coscinodiscus

Craticula

Cyclotella

Cymatosira

Cymbella

Cymbellonitzschia

Delphineis

Denticula

Diadesmis

Dickieia

Dimeregramma

Dimeregrammopsis

Diploneis

Ehrenbergia

Encyonema

Encyonopsis

Entomoneis

Epithemia

Eucocconeis

Eunotia

Eupodiscus

Fallacia

Fragilaria

Fragilariforma

Frustulia

Glyphodesmis

Gomphonema

Grammatophora

Gyrosigma

Hantzschia

Haslea

Hyalodiscus

Hyalosynedra

Isthmia

Kolbesia

Lemnicola

Licmophora

Luticola

Lyrella

Martyana

Mastogloia

Melosira

Microtabella

Navicella

Navicula

Neidium

Neodelphineis

Neosynedra

Nitzschia

Odontella

Oestrupia

Opephora

Paralia

Parlibellus

Pauliella

Perissonoë

Petroneis

Pinnularia

Plagiogramma

Plagiotropis

Planothidium

Pleurosigma

Podocystis

Pravifusus

Proszkinia

Protokeelia

Psammococconeis

Psammodictyon

Psammodiscus

Pseudostaurosira

Reimerothrix

Rhabdonema

Rhaphoneis

Rhoicosphenia

Rhopalodia

Rossithidium

Sellaphora

Seminavis

Sponge

Stauroneis

Staurosira

Staurosirella

Stenoneis

Stenopterobia

Stephanodiscus

Striatella

Surirella

Synedra

Tabellaria

Terpsinöe

Thalassionema

Thalassiophysa

Thalassiosira

Toxarium

Trachyneis

Triceratium

Tryblionella

Xanthiopyxis

cf. Peronia


Total number of species = 978