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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)

Stenopterobia curvula

Stenopterobia curvula

(W. Smith) Krammer
Krammer, K. and Lange-Bertalot, H. (1991). Baccilariophyceae: Bacillariaceae, Epithemiaceae, Surirellaceae. in: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa (H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig & D. Mollenhauer, eds), 2(2), pp. 209-210; 562-565 [t.171:5-9;t.172:1-3]
Nitzschia curvula W. Sm. 1856; Surirella intermedia Lewis 1863; Stenopterobia elongata Bréb. ex H. & M. Perag. 1897-1908 (1899); Stenopterobia intermedia (Lewis) Bréb. ex Van Heurck 1896; Stenopterobia hungarica Pantocsek 1901
Valve is thin and linear for the most of its length, becoming S-shaped and having isopolar, rounded ends; length is 70-280µm, breadth is 6-9µm
  • Dosing Project
  • Transect Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Loxahatchee (LOX)