Cocconeis Ehrenberg


Monoraphid frustules, elliptical in outline, without produced ends. The raphe-bearing valve has a hyaline ring/area near the margin. Valves slightly or markedly flexed about the apical axis.

Cells single, growing adnate on substrates, usually as an epiphyte, in both flowing and still waters.

Light Microscope Image(s)

Each image is accompanied by the genus and species, California Academy of Sciences slide number (ie. CAS 612010), location of the specimen on the slide, and dimension in microns.