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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Achnanthes sp. FT01
Bipolar elliptic, with slightly blunt ends; bilaterally symmetrical; raphe is central, with stauros and narrow sternum present; central raphe endings straight, expanded and pore-like; striation radiate from centre outwards; a couple of very short striae are present on each side of "stauros" arm