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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Witkowski et al. (2000):"Iconographia Diatomologica (Vol.VII). Diatom flora of marine coast I", Pl.75, fig.3, p.242; Foged N. (1984):"Freshwater and littoral diatoms from Cuba", Pl.XXXVII, fig.8,9
Orthoneis crucicula (Grunow), Mastogloia quadrinotata (Ostrup)
Stephens et al.(1979) reported it from Indian River at Haulover, Jim Island, Link Port, on seagrass H. wrightii, salinity 16-42ppt., temp.9-34°C. In our samples common in Florida Bay, samples from seagrass T. testudinum.
14 - 22 µm
8 - 12 µm