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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Fragilaria minuscula 02
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C. W (1966). The Diatoms of the United States I. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. pp. 138; 172-173 [pl.5:6]
Synedra minuscula Grun. in V. H. 1881
Valve features are similar to Fragilaria minuscula, except the length is much longer; the striae count is the same