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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)

Caloneis bicuneata

(Grunow) Wolle
Witkowski, A. (2000). Diatom Flora of Marine Coast. Iconographia Diatomologica, Vol.7, Pg.163, Pl.151:1-46;
Navicula bicuneata (Grunow), Caloneis liber var. bicuneata ((Grunow) Cleve)
Ecological Preference:
Valves linear with rounded to cuneate apices, 95-120µm long, 18-32µm broad. Raphe straight, transapical striae parallel 15-17 in 10µm.
  • Southeast Florida Coastal Mangroves
  • Florida Bay Paleo Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Florida Bay