Tabellaria Ehrenberg


Frustules araphid, apices and central portions of the valve inflated. Cingulum elements with septa, which may vary in length. Striae fine, costa absent. Cells form zig-zag/stellate or (rarely) straight colonies.

Found in acid to circumneutral lakes and rivers draining lakes.

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.