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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Amphora bigibba var. interrupta
Witkowski et al. (2000). Iconographia Diatomologica (Vol.VII). Diatom flora of marine coast. Part 1. pg.131, Pl. 163:27-30;
Valves semi-lanceolate 20-46µm long, 7-9µm broad, dorsal margin constricted in the middle, ventral margin straight with protracted apices. Raphe straight approximate to the ventral margin, axial area narrow, central area small. Dorsal striae parallel, 18-25 in 10µm, interrupted at the center.