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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The species resembles Navicula tropicoidea (Witkowski 2000, Pl. 143:5) in having similar shape, character of striae which ara parallel to slightly radiate, obtusly rounded apices, but it is a little bit bigger.