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.157, Pl.62:14-17;
Conferva rutilans (Trentepohl), Amphipleura rutilans (Trentepohl) Cleve)
Valves linear to linear-lanceolate with parallel margins and obtusely rounded apices, 15-25µm long, 4-6µm broad. Raphe straight, external central endings hooked in one sidevery far from each other, central area narrow, transapical striae parallel in the middle becoming convergen at apices, ca. 20 in 10µm.