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 I", pg.156, Pl.62:19;
Valves linear-lanceolate, hyaline, with obtusely rounded apices, 14-20µm long, 3-4µm broad. Raphe slightly bent, external central endings very far from each other, apical endings terminate slightly below apices, axial and central area not distinguishable. Transapical striae berely resolvable in LM.