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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)

Thalassiosira bramaputrae

Thalassiosira bramaputrae

(Ehrenberg) Håkansson & Locker
Round, F. E., Crawford, R. M. & Mann, D. G. (1990). The Diatoms: Biology and Morphology of the Genera. Cambridge University Press, Great Britain. pp. 161; 432-433 [t.133:1-4]
Stephanodiscus bramaputrae Ehrenberg 1854; Coscinodiscus lacustris Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880; Thalassiosira lacustris (Grunow) Hasle in Hasle & Fryxell 1977
  • Transect Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Water Conservation Area 2A (WCA 2A)