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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Witkowski et al. (2000). Iconographia Diatomologica (Vol.VII). Diatom flora of marine coast. Part 1. pg.128, Pl. 163:18,19;
Valves semi-eliptic to semi-lanceolate, with acute apices, 12-30µm long, 2.5-5.5µm broad, raphe parallel to the ventral margin, axial area on the dorsal side broad, central area in form of a transverse fascia, transapical striae not resolvable under LM, more than 30 in 10µm.