Diatoms from the Colombian Amazonia

Silvia E. SALA, Santiago R. DUQUE, Marcela NÚÑEZ-AVELLANEDA & Anabel A. LAMARO

en Cryptogamie, Algologie 23 (1) - Pages 75-99

Published on 22 February 2002

As part of an ongoing study of the diatom flora of the Colombian Amazonia, we discuss here 21 taxa that are recorded for the first time in Colombia and one in the Colombian Amazon. Each taxon, studied with light and/or electron microscopy, is described and illustrated. The taxonomic portion is supplemented with distributional information and ecological requirements.


Amazonia, Colombia, diatoms, freshwater microalgae, taxonomy

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