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Diatom Specimens

Diatom Specimens

This site allows one to view various diatoms and zoom in on each diatom image to see the details of their surfaces. Scanning electron microscope (SEM) images of Actinoptychus, Odontella, ClipeoparvusGomphonema, Hydrosera, Psammodictyon, Parlibellus and Pseudostaurosira and one light microscope image of Stauroneis are used. Descriptions of each diatom species photographed and their importance are also provided. 

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