This is a web site for information on Diatoms. It will be used to work towards a consensus classification and a listing of species.
The image above is of an arrangement of diatoms by Klaus D. Kemp (Copyright Microlife Services, image used with permission).
Recent bibliographic items
- Cryptic and pseudo-cryptic diversity in diatoms - with descriptions of Pseudo-nitzschia hasleana sp. nov. and P. fryxelliana sp. nov.
- Description of a new naviculoid diatom genus Moreneis gen. nov. (Bacillariophyceae) from sand flats in Korea
- Sexual reproduction, mating system, chloroplast dynamics and abrupt cell size reduction in Pseudo-nitzschia pungens from the North Sea (Bacillariophyta)
- Sexual and vegetative phases in the planktonic diatom Pseudo-nitzschia multistriata