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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)

Fragilaria fasciculata

(Agardh) Lange-Bertalot sensu lato
Krammer K. & Lange-Bertalot H. (1991): "Susswaserflora von Mitteleuropa", Vol.3, pg.150,151, Fig.135:1-18, Fig.124:3
Diatoma fasciculatum (C. Agardh 1812), Diatoma tabulatum (C. Agardh 1832), Synedra fasciculata ((Agardh) Kutzing excl. descr. et excl.), Synedra fasciculata (Ehrenberg 1832), Synedra affinis (Kutzing 1844), Synedra hamata (W. Smith 1853)
Ecological Preference:
  • Southeast Florida Coastal Mangroves
  • Florida Bay Paleo Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Florida Bay