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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Paddock, T.B.B. & K.D. Kemp. (1988). A descripton of some new species of the genus Mastorloia with futher observations on M. elegans and M. goessii. Diatom Research, 3 (1), 109-121, Figs 9-16; Foged N. (1984):"Freshwater and littoral diatoms from Cuba", Pl.XXXV, fig.1,2, p.52; Hustedt, F. (1985):"The pennate diatoms. Husthed's "Die Kiselalgen, 2. Teil", p.426, fig.923
50 - 75 µm
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