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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)

Amphora sp. F31

Length: ca.20µm, width: ca.4µm, first time located: PFBBK1P (0.50), loc. 46.1 x 98.5. Valves are semi-lanceolate, dorsal and ventral striae are not visible under LM. Raphe is bent towards the dorsal side. Ventral margin is slightly concave. Apices are somewhat protracted subcapitate and bent towards the ventral side.
  • Southeast Florida Coastal Mangroves
  • Florida Bay Paleo Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Florida Bay