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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)

Triceratium balearicum

Cleve & Grunow
Hustedt, F. (1930). Die Kieselalgen Deutschland, Osterreichs und der Schweiz unter Berucksichtigung der ubrigen Lander Europas sowie der angrenzenden Meeresgebiete. Vol.1.Pg.814, Fig.476.
Amphitetras balearica (De Toni, 1894), Biddulphia balearica (Mann, 1925)
Ecological Preference:
  • Florida Bay Paleo Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Florida Bay