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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)

Eunotia incisa 01

Eunotia incisa   01

W. Smith ex. Gregory
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C. W (1966). The Diatoms of the United States I. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Pennsylvania. pp. 208-209; 232-233 (pl.13:4)
Himantidium veneris Kütz. 1844; Eunotia incisa W. Sm. ex. Greg. 1854; Eunotia veneris (Kütz.) DeT. 1892
Frustules in girdle view rectilinear, in valve view with straight ventral margin, convex dorsal margin, with acute apices (sometimes rounded) that are undifferentiated from the rest of the valve; distinct terminal nodules removed from the ends of the valve, appearing as notches in ventral margin at some foci; striae more distant at centre of valve than at the ends; length is 15-50µm, breadth is 4-7µm; striae count is 13-17 in 10µm
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