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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)

Gomphonema clavatum

Krammer K. & Lange-Bertalot H. (1997): "Susswaserflora von Mitteleuropa", Vol.1, pg.367,368, Fig.163:1-12
Gomphonema longiceps (Ehrenberg 1854), Gomphonema mustela (Ehrenberg 1854), Gomphonema montanum (Schumann 1867), Gomphonema subclavatum ((Grunow 1878) Grunow in Van Heurck 1885), Gomphonema commutatum (Grunow in Van Heurck 1880), (?)Gomphonema (commutatum var.?) maxicanum (Grunow in Van Heurck1880), Gomphonema obliqua ((Grunow 1884) O. Muller 1905)
Ecological Preference:
  • Southeast Florida Coastal Mangroves
  • Florida Bay Paleo Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Florida Bay