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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)

Berkeleya scopulorum

Berkeleya scopulorum

(Brebisson) Cox
Witkowski et al. (2000):"Iconographia Diatomologica (Vol.VII). Diatom flora of marine coast I", pg.157, Pl.62:6;
Navicula scopulorum (Brebisson)
Ecological Preference:
Valves linear, with broadly rounded apices, slightly broadened in the middle, 100-200µm long, 6-10µm broad. Raphe straight, external central endings distant, apical endings terminating below apices, axial area narrow. Transapical striae parallel throughout the valve length, 18 in 10µm.
  • Southeast Florida Coastal Mangroves
  • Florida Bay Paleo Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Florida Bay