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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Prasad, A.K.S.K. et al.(2000). Marine diatom genus Climaconeis (Berkeleyaceae, Bacillariophyta): two new species, Climaconeis koenigii and C. colemaniae, from Florida Bay, USA. Plycologia,Vol. 39(3), 199-211.
Valves narrowly linear to linear lanceolate, gibbous at the center, with obtuse, slightly expended apices, 148-245µm long, 6-8.5µm broad at the center. Valve face is externally flat. Transapical striae parallel to radiate, convergent and slightly radiate at the ends, 28-38 in 10µm. Striae are uniseriate, interrupted at the center by narrow stauros, which can be assymetrical. Externally contains two isolated, distinct pores. Raphe straight. A row of points surrounds the polar raphe fissue endings.