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Welcome to Diatom Shop! This is the online shop of DIATOM LAB, the scientific laboratory company with the VAT number IT 01635810193, the registered name DIATOM LAB (by Stefano Barone), and classified as "Research and Development in the field of other Natural Sciences and Engineering"

Our company specialises in:

Ground-breaking Micromanipulation services:

The creation of microscope slides and arrangements of Diatoms, Radiolarians and other microscopic specimens for Optical Microscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), produced through innovative, never published, State-of-the-art techniques: read THE 10 REASONS DIATOM LAB PREPARATIONS ARE SO INNOVATIVE
in the table below (You can download PDF file by clicking here). DIATOM LAB Premium quality microscope slides are manufactured in our own laboratory under rigorous scientific control! Only the best glasses are used: custom optical quality cover glasses and 26 x 76 mm (1 x 3 inch) fine microscope slides with ground edges. Diatoms and Radiolarians are microscopic, jewel-like products of nature but they must be prepared with the best techniques, tools and materials in order to admire them in all their full glory!

Test slides for Optical Microscopy (see the page "Diatom Test Slide, version 2.0" and visit the Price List page)
, produced through new and never published techniques (visit www.testslides.com for more informations): Venture into the Micro and Nano structures!

Scientific photography and microscopy imaging services:
we provide scientific imaging services using our state of the art Zeiss Axio Imager.A2 and other microscopes in full frame or high resolution CMOS camera format. Various illumination techniques are available. Click on this link to dowload the pdf file with the Diatom Lab's Zeiss Axio Imager.A2 microscope configuration (objectives, condensers, etc.)
We can image your specimens, or specimens we prepare on your behalf. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Our clients and reputation:

Diatom Lab counts many important research centres, universities, colleges, environmental organizations, and microscope companies from all around the world among its customers, such as the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (New York), the Rockefeller University (New York), the Eastern Washington University (Washington), the University of South Bohemia České Buděovice (Czech Republic), the Italian National Research Council or CNR, the Gymnase de Morges (Switzerland) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), in addition to many private customers who purchase our diatom preparations. Click here and  here for the contracts signed with the Italian National Research Council or CNR (https://www.cnr.it/en). Other clients are not public bodies, therefore cannot be listed here for privacy reasons. For feedback from private customers about our diatom preparations, please see our 100% positive eBay feedback on thousands of transactions: Diatom Lab eBay Shop. Diatom Lab sells products online or, less often, through our business eBay page to promote our products amongst private customers. They wrote about us: Bulletin of the Quekett Microscopical Club, Nov 2019, No.77, ISSN 1350-9128, pp 22-25: the article recognizes Diatom Lab preparations as expertly-prepared and three microscope images of our slides have been published, such as a detail of the Diatom Test Slide version 2.0 with the commentimage chosen by editor to show the incredible resolution of this excellent slide”; Walker D., Exploring the Diatom Lab prepared slide of an integrated circuit chip, Micscape Magazine, April 2020,  Issue 289, ISSN 1365 - 070x: "The slide is impeccably prepared / mounted", "In my view the slide is excellent value for money and maintains the high standards set by the Diatom Lab shop (I have a number of the diatom slides)"

Diatom Lab based in the North of Italy but we
safely ship WORLDWIDE: all parcels are fully tracked, so that you can check the progress of your items through to delivery! Diatom Lab works with honesty, accuracy and transparency. You'll always receive a proper invoice with every purchase.

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The 10 reasons Diatom Lab preparations are so innovative:

Diatom Lab's prepared microscope slides of Micromanipulated Diatoms and Radiolarians will last for generations, and are produced with modern, state-of-the art techniques and mounting media. We have greatly improved on the “antique” processes of mounting and arranging Diatoms and other microscopic specimens, in order to meet the requirements of modern high performance microscopes, for a truly extraordinary visual experience!

Our Micromanipulated Diatoms and Radiolarians are guaranteed to be fixed directly to the UNDERSIDE of the cover glass (and not, as is common, on the microscope slide) for maximum resolution and contrast!
The reason for this: microscope objective performance drops quickly noticeably as the specimen distance from the cover glass increases. Microscope objective lenses are designed to be optimally corrected for objects located immediately below the coverslip! (source: Hiraoka Y., Sedat J. W. and Agard, D. A. (1990) Determination of three-dimensional imaging properties of a light microscope system, Biophysical Journal, 57, 325-333).
Moreover Oil immersion objectives are brightest at superficial depths,
consider the following graph (source: Olympus https://www.olympus-lifescience.com)

Furthermore, mounting specimens to the UNDERSIDE of the cover glass allows use of high numerical aperture objective such as oil immersion objectives, even those with very short working distance, such 63x/1,4 or 100x/1,4 apochromats for the ultimate in resolution and contrast!

REASON 2: We use the proprietary DIATOM³ (DIATOM CUBED) high refractive index microfiltered diatom mountant with a refractive index of over 1.7 and excellent chemical stability!

REASON 3: We use the proprietary NANO-ADHESIVE. Diatoms are attached to the underside of the cover glass by means of Diatom Lab's unique NANO-ADHESIVE, which is invisible even in phase contrast, darkfield illumination, differential interference contrast (DIC) and oblique illumination! This ensures all the finest Diatom details such as areolae, poroids, striae and so-on, are always perfectly clean, regardless of the technique used, with the additional benefit that there are no traces, stains or swipe-marks caused by fixatives typically seen on some older preparations. Futhermore, our NANO-ADHESIVE is also invisible to scanning electron microscopes (SEMs), and is therefore used to obtain a clean background for our SEM specimen preparations. See the test image below and at this link, performed by Purdue University Fort Wayne on Diatom Lab's preparations that contain Diatoms fixed on glass using Diatom Lab's NANO-ADHESIVE (without mountant and cover glass to permit SEM imaging):

REASON 4: Custom optical quality cover glass is used in all our Diatom preparations. Our coverslips are manufactured to strict tolerances in Germany specifically for Diatom Lab with the following benefits: High transparency, optical homogeneity (freedom from inclusions, bubbles, streaks, etc.), high transmission, excellent flatness, chemical stability, and a refraction index adjusted for microscopy.

REASON 5: Diatom Lab's microscope slides are prepared taking into account the cover glass thickness suitable for each preparation, in fact:
Using the correct coverslip thickness can greatly increase your ability to get the most information out of your sample using an optical microscope
(source: Douglas W. Cromey, M.S. (2017) The importance of #1.5 thickness coverslips for Microscopy,  UA Microscopy Alliance, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ)

REASON 6: Only the best, cleanest, unbroken specimens are hand selected, and all slides are quality checked on our in-house Zeiss Axio Imager.A2 research microscope before shipment. Diatom Lab offers perfectly cleaned, selected Diatoms, Radiolarians and other microscopic objects that are micromanipulated paying attention to their ideal positioning to show off the best features. All current and fossil Diatoms and Radiolarians are cleaned in our laboratory using innovative, and professional techniques.

REASON 7: Diatom lab's Diatoms and Radiolarians can be observed and admired even with a modestly priced microscope (contrast enhancement techniques such as phase contrast, darkfield illumination and differential interference contrast are not strictly necessary) thanks to Diatom Lab's strict quality procedures.

REASON 8: Diatom Lab's special techniques and Diatom Cubed mountant ensure that Diatoms and Radiolarians will never change their original position during shipping or storage. In other words, you will never see "floating" Diatoms and Radiolarians.

REASON 9: Diatom Lab's unique ringing cements are resistant to the most common immersion oils used in optical microscopy.

REASON 10: Diatom Lab's Preparations are guaranteed free of bubbles and impurities.

Doing business with Diatom Lab:

100%  POSITIVE FEEDBACK: Diatom Lab sells its special products online (by email order) and through our business eBay page http://www.ebay.com/usr/diatomshop to promote the products to private customers (the eBay account name is diatomshop, and starting prices are often symbolic as most bids happen in the final minutes or seconds of each auction. Almost every week Diatom Shop sells many very rare Diatoms on eBay).  Please check our positive eBay feedback with over a thousand transactions at the following link: eBay feedback.

Diatom Lab offers many rare and unusual species from time to time - please follow our eBay shop.

Before payment you will always receive an email with the images of the micromanipulations you've ordered. What you see is what you get.

Diatom Lab works with honesty, accuracy and transparency. You'll always receive a proper invoice with every purchase.

All parcels are fully tracked, so that you can check the progress of your items through to delivery. Diatom Lab (Diatom Shop) safely ships WORLDWIDE, using special microscope slide protective cases, bubble wrap and well padded packages. We have customers in many countries including the UK, USA, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania, and look forward to working with you!

Payments are accepted with PayPal (no PayPal account needed, just a credit card!) or bank transfer.

More about diatoms:
Diatoms and Radiolarians are among the most fascinating microscopic forms to observe under a microscope!
Their beautiful and symmetrical shapes can lead us to reflect upon the wonder of Nature, leaving an impression of hypnotic beauty, magic, mathematics, mystery, spirituality, fun and awe. Some never tire of viewing favourite diatoms, revisiting them many times over the years.
Diatoms are also essential to life on Earth, and are classed as Phytoplankton, which contribute an estimated 50 to 85 percent of the oxygen in Earth’ atmosphere, playing a major role in the regulation of atmospheric CO2 and forming an essential component of the food chain. Diatoms are also photonic crystals (photonics is the skill of manipulating photons), in fact they exhibit sophisticated optical systems: our company has collaborated with various institutes by providing specifically mounted diatom frustules for many researches (visit the new Buy Now page).

Owning Diatom Shop's state-of-the-art Diatoms or Radiolarians microscope slides is like owning all this, the art in a hand-made piece, the antique and modern, and a piece of the small and big powerful Microcosm. Diatom Lab is like a 19th century scientific laboratory company operating in the 21st century from many points of view, but our state-of-the-art microscope slides containing micromanipulated Diatoms and Radiolarians are produced with innovative, modern, proprietary, unique, professional techniques. We have greatly improved on the “antique” processes of mounting and arranging Diatoms and other microscopic specimens, in order to meet the requirements of modern high performance microscopes
(please read the important Technological innovations in the table). Diatom Lab was created to show the beauty, importance and power of microscopic nature to amateurs and scientists during an era of many superficial values. Diatom Lab is a visionary project where Science meets Art.

Diatoms (Synonyms: Bacillariae or Bacillariophyta) belong to the Class Bacillariophyceae and can be divided into two major groups that are distinguished by the shape of the frustule (the siliceous parts of the diatom cell wall): the centric diatoms (radially symmetric) and the pennate diatoms (bilaterally symmetric).
Frustule is composed by two parts, the larger epitheca and the smaller hypotheca: the epitheca overlaps the hypotheca similar to a pill case.
The valve face of the diatom frustule is beautifully ornamented with pores (areolae), spines, processes, hyaline (=unornamented) areas and other distinguishing features that help in the identification!
Many Genera of living Diatoms are known, with an estimated 100000 extant species! Here is the very long Genus list, that includes both recent and fossil species:

Abas Acanthoceras Acanthodiscus Achnantella Achnantheiopsis Achnanthepyla Achnanthes Achnanthidium Achnanthosigma Acigonium Actinella Actiniscus Actinoclava Actinocyclus Actinodictyon Actinodiscus Actinogonium Actinogramma Actinoneis Actinophaenia Actinoptychus Actinostephanos Adlafia Adoneis Afrocymbella Agardhia Aggericorona Ailuretta Alloioneis Allonitzschia Altana Alveoflexus Alveolophora Alveovallum Alveus Ambistria Amblypyrgus Amicula Amphicampa Amphicocconeis Amphidiscus Amphipentas Amphipleura Amphiprora Amphiraphia Amphitetras Amphitrite Amphitropis Amphora Amphoropsis Amphorotia Anaulus Ancoropsis Ancylopyrgus Andrewsiella Aneumastus Angulopyxidium Anisodiscus Annellus Annularius Anomoeoneis Anorthoneis Antelminellia Anthemodiscus Anthodiscina Anthodiscus Anuloplicata Aporodiscus Apterosoma Arachnodiscus Arachnoidiscus Araniscus Archaegladiopsis Archaelepidodiscus Archeopantocsekia Archepyrgus Archibaldia Arcocellulus Arcus Ardissonea Argonauta Aristella Arthrodesmus Arthrogyra Arthrotoma Astartiella Asterionella Asterionellopsis Asteroactina Asterodiscus Asterolampra Asteromphalus Asteroplanus Astrosyne Attheya Aulacocystis Aulacodiscus Aulacoseira Auliscus Auricula Auriculopsis Austariella Australodiscus Azpeitia Azpeitiopsis
Bacillaria Bacteriastrum Bacterosira Bactryllium Baculites Baileya Balanosa Bangia Banquisia Basilicostephanus Baxteria Baxteriopsis Bellerochea Belonastrum Belonidium Benetorus Bennettella Bergonia Berkeleya Berkella Biblarium Bicornis Bicudoa Biddulphia Biddulphiopsis Bifibulatia Bilingua Bipalla Biremis Biturricula Bleakeleya Blochia Bogorovia Bolewskia Bonea Botellus Brachybaculites Brachysira Brandinia Brasiliella Brassierea Brebissonia Brevilinea Brevisira Briggera Brightwellia Brockmanniella Brunia Bruniella Bruniopsis Buryatia
Calcothrix Callimastogloia Calodiscus Caloneis Calyptosporium Calyptrella Campylodiscus Campyloneis Campylopyxis Campylosira Campylostylus Candollella Capartogramma Caponea Capsula Carrodoria Castracania Catacombas Catenula Catillus Cavernosa Cavinula Cavitatus Centrodiscus Centronella Centroporus Ceramium Ceratangula Cerataulina Cerataulus Ceratodiscus Ceratoneis Ceratophora Cestodiscus Chaetoceros Chamaepinnularia Chaos Charcotia Chasea Cheloniodiscus Chrysanthemodiscus Chuniella Cistula Cladogramma Cladomphalus Clavicula Clavularia Clevamphora Cleveia Clevia Climacidium Climacodium Climaconeis Climacosira Climacosphenia Clipeoparvus Cocconeiopsis Cocconeis Cocconema Coenobiodiscus Cohniella Colletonema Colliculoamphora Collumicylindrus Cometes Compositus Concentrodiscus Conferva Conticribra Corbellia Corethron Corinna Corona Coronia Coronodiscus Cortinocornus Coscineis Coscinodiscopsis Coscinodiscus Coscinodon Coscinophaena Coscinorima Coscinosira Cosmiodiscus Cosmioneis Costopyxis Cotyledon Coxia Craspedodiscus Craspedopleura Craspedoporus Craspedostauros Crateriportula Craticula Creania Cresswellia Creswellia Cribrionella Cristodiscus Crossophialus Crucicostulifera Crucidenticula Crystalia Ctenophora Cuneolus Cussia Cycloites Cyclophora Cycloplea Cyclosira Cyclostephanopsis Cyclostephanos Cyclotella  Cyclotubicoalitus Cylindropyxis Cylindrospira Cylindrotheca Cymatodiscus Cymatogonia Cymatoneis Cymatonitzschia Cymatopleura Cymatosira Cymatotheca Cymbamphora Cymbella Cymbellafalsa Cymbellonitzschia Cymbellopsis Cymbophora Cymbopleura Cymbosira Cypellachaetes Cystopleura
Dactylacanthis Dactyliosolen Dalai-lama Dasyangea Debya Decussata Delicata Delphineis Dendrella Dendrogonia Denticella Denticula Denticulopsis Desikaneis Desmidium Desmogonium Detonia Detonula Dextradonator Diadema Diademoides Diadesmis Diatoma Diatomella Diatomosira Dichomenis Dichotropiscus Dickensoniaforma Dickieia Dicladia Dicladiopsis Dictyocha Dictyolampra Dictyoneis Dictyopyxis Didymohelix Didymosphenia Dimeractis Dimeregramma Dimeregrammopsis Dimidiata Diommatetras Diomphala Diplomenora Diploneis Diprora Disciferium Discodiscus Discoites Disconeis Discoplea Discosira Discostella Discus Disiphonia Dispinodiscus Distephanosira Distichanthes Distrionella Ditylum Donkinia Doryphora Dossetia Drepanotheca Drewsandria Druridgia Dunia Dycladia
Echinella Echinodiscus Echinopysis Echinopyxis Ectodictyon Ehrenbergia Ehrenbergiulva Ellerbeckia Emersonia Encyonema Encyonopsis Endictya Endosigma Endostauron Entogonia Entomogaster Entomoneis Entopyl Envekadea Eolimna Eoseira Ephemera Epipellis Epiphalaina Epithelion Epithemia Ethmodiscus Eucampia Euceratoneis Eucocconeis Eumeridion Eunophora Eunotia Eunotioforma Eunotiopsis Eunotogramma Euodia Euodiella Euphyllodium Eupleuria Eupodiscus Eupterotrum Eurossia Eustephanias Excentron Exilaria Extubocellulus
Falcatella Falcula Fallacia Fenestrella Fibula Fistulifera Flexibiddulphia Florella Fogedia Fontigonium Fossula Fovirhombus Fragilaria Fragilariella Fragilariforma Fragilariopsis Frankophila Frickea Frustulia Fryxelliella Fusiformella Fusotheca
Gaillonella Geissleria Gemellodiscus Genkalia Gephyria Germainiella Giffenia Girodella Gladiopsis Gladius Gleseria Gloeodictyon Gloeonema Gloionema Glorioptychus Glyphodesmis Glyphodiscus Golovenkinia Gomphocaloneis Gomphocymbella Gomphocymbellopsis Gomphogramma Gomphoneis Gomphonella Gomphonema Gomphonemopsis Gomphonitzschia Gomphopleura Gomphoseptatum Gomphosphenia Gomphotheca Gonioceros Goniothecium Gossleria Gossleriella Grammatonema Grammatophora Grammonema Grayia Groentvedia Grovea Grunovia Grunoviella Grunovwiella Grunowia Guinardia Gutwinskiella Gyrocylindrus Gyrodiscus Gyropandorus Gyroptychus Gyrosigma
Halamphora Halionyx Halurina Hamatusia Handmannia Hannaea Hantzschia Hantzschiopsidea HasleaHaynaldella Haynaldia Heibergia Helicotheca Heliopelta Helisella Helminthopsidella Helminthopsis Hemiaulus Hemidiscus Hemiptychus Hemizoster Hendeya Henseniella Henshawia Hercotheca Heribaudia Hesslandia Heterangion Heterocampa Heterodictyon Heteromphala Heteroneis Heterostephania Himantidium Himantosoma Hippodonta Homalodiscus Homoeocladia Hormophora Horodiscus Horstia Humidophila Hustedtia Hustedtiella Huttonia Huttoniella Hyalinella Hyalodictya Hyalodiscopsis Hyalodiscus Hyaloneis Hyalopoda Hyalopyxis Hyalosigma Hyalosira Hyalosynedra Hyalotrochus Hydrolinum Hydrosera Hydrosilicon Hydrosirella Hygropetra Hyperion
Iconella Ikebea Imparvalvia Incisoria Inoderma Insilella Isodiscus Isthmia Isthmiella
Janischia Jousea
Kannoa Karayevia Katahiraia Kentrodiscus Keratophora Kerkis Khursevichia Kidoa Kisseleviella Kittonia Klinodiscus Kobayasia Kobayasiella Koernerella Koizumia Kolbesia Kolpoda Kozhowia Kozloviella Krasskella Kreagra Krsticiella Ktenodiscus Kuemmerlea Kurpiszia
Labellicula Lacunicula Lacustriella Lamella Lampriscus Lamprotediscus Lancineis Lauderia Lauderiopsis Lecohuia Lemnicola Lennoxia Lentiliforma Lepidodiscus Leptocylindrus Leptoscaphos Leudugeria Leyanella Libellus Licmophora Licmosoma Licmosphenia Ligulatium Lindavia Lioloma Lioneis Liostephania Liparogyra Liradiscus Liriogramma Lisitzinia Lithobotrys Lithocampe Lithodesmioides Lithodesmium Lithostylidium Livingstonia Lobarzewskya Lobodiscus Lomonycus Longinata Lophotheca Lunella Lunularia Lunulina Luticola Lyngbyea Lyrella Lysicyclia Lysigonium
Macrora Maluina Mammidion Mammula Manguinea Mannsia Margaritoxon Margaritum Martyana Mastodiscus Mastogloia Mastogonia Mastoneis Mayamaea Mediaria Mediopyxis Medlinia Melchersiela Melonavicula Melosira Membraneis Meretrosulus Meridion Meristosolen Mesasterias Mesocena Mesodictyon Mesodictyopsis Meuniera Michelcostea Micrampulla Microcostatus Microfissurata Micromega Microneis Microorbis Micropodiscus Microsiphona Microsolenia Microspodiscus Microstigma Microtabella Microtheca Minidiscus Minutocellus Miosira Miraltia Mitralifer Moelleria Moisseevia Monema Monile Monobrachia Monoceros Monocladia Monogramma Mononeis Monopsia Monopsis Moreneis Muelleria Muelleriella Muelleriopsis Mycetacanthus Myxobaktron
Nagumoea Nanofrustulum Nanoneis Naunema Navicella Navicula Naviculadicta Naviculopsis Navicymbula Navigiolum Neidiomorpha Neidiopsis Neidium Nematoplata Neobrunia Neocalyptrella Neodelphineis Neodenticula Neodetonia Neodiatoma Neofragilaria Neograya Neohuttonia Neostreptotheca Neosynedra Nephrodiscus Nephroneis Nikolaevia Nitzschia Nitzschiella Nitzschiopsidea Noszkya Nothoceratium Novilla Nupela
Ochigma Ocularia Odontella Odontella-lampriscus Odontidium Odontodiscus Odontotropis Oestrupia Okedenia Olifantiella Omphalopelta Omphalophortron Omphalopsis Omphalotheca Oncobyrsa Oncodiscus Oncosphenia Opephora Opephoropsis Ophidocampa Oricymba Orthoneis Orthoseira Orthosira Orthosoma Orthotropis Oscillatoria Oshitea Oxyamphora Oxyneis
Pachyneis Palaeotrigonium Paleopandorus  Palmella Palmeria Palmerina Pantocsekia Papiliocellulus Pappia Paradesmus Paralia Paralya Paraplaconeis Parelion Parlibellus Parodontella Parthaea Pauliella Pelagodictyon Pentapodiscus Peponia Peragallia Peragalloella Perideraion Perinotia Periptera Peripteropsis Perissonoe Peristephania Perithyra Perizonium Peronia Peroniopsis Perrya Petitia Petrochiscus Petrodictyon Petroneis Phacodiscus Phaeodactylum Pharyngoglossa Phlyctaenia Pierrecomperia Pinnuavis Pinnulaira Pinnularia Pinnulariosigma Pinnunavis Placoneis Plagiodiscus Plagiogramma Plagiogrammopsis Plagiolemma Plagiotropis Planktoniella Planothidium Platessa Playaensis Plegmolobos Pleurocyclos Pleurodesmium Pleurodiscina Pleurodiscus Pleuroneis Pleurosigma Pleurosiphonia Pleurosira Pleurostauron Pleurostaurum Pleurozonaria Pliocaenicus Ploiaria Plumosigma Plurifenestra Podiscus Podocystis Pododiscus Podosira Podosphenia Pogoneis Poloniasira Polygonalium Polymyxus Pomphodiscus Ponticella Pontodiscus Porannulus Poretzkia Porguenia Porocyclia Porodiscus  Porosira Porostauros Porosularia Porotheca Porpeia Potamodiscus Praecymatosira Praeepithemia Praeparalia Praethalassiosiropsis Praetriceratium Pravifusus Prestauroneis Pritchardia Proboscia Proboscidea Proboscineis Progonia Progonoia Prorocentrum Prorostauros Proschkinia Proteucylindrus Protokeelia Protoraphis Protorhaphoneis Psammococconeis Psammodictyon Psammodiscus Psammogramma Psammoneis Psammosynedra Psammothidium Pseudauliscus Pseudencyonema Pseudo-eunotia Pseudo-nitzschia Pseudoamphiprora Pseudoaulacodiscus Pseudoaulacosira Pseudoauliscus Pseudocerataulus Pseudocoscinodiscus Pseudodictyoneis Pseudodimerogramma Pseudodiploneis Pseudofallacia Pseudogomphonema Pseudoguinardia Pseudohimantidium Pseudohyalodiscus  Pseudoleyanella Pseudomastogloia Pseudonitzschia Pseudoperonia Pseudopodosira Pseudopyxilla Pseudorutilaria Pseudosolenia Pseudostaurosira Pseudostaurosiropsis Pseudostephanodiscus Pseudostictodiscus Pseudostriatella Pseudosynedra Pseudotriceratium Pteroncola Pterotheca Ptychodiscus Pulchella Punctastriata Punctatriata Puncticulata Pyrgodiscus Pyrgupyxis Pyxidicula Pyxilla
Radialiplicata Radiodiscus Radiopalma Ralfsia Rancia Raphidivergens Raphidodiscus Raphidogloia Raphoneis Rattrayella Reicheltia Reimeria Reimerothrix Rexlowea Rhabdium Rhabdonema Rhabdosira Rhapalodia Rhaphidogloea Rhaphidophora Rhaphiophorasphaera Rhaphoneis Rhiphidophora Rhipidophora Rhizonotia Rhizosolenia Rhoiconeis Rhoicosigma Rhoicosphaenia Rhoicosphenia Rhoikoneis Rhoikosigma Rhopalodia Rhynchopyxis Richelia Riedelia Rimoneis Robinsetta Rocella Roperia Rosaria Rossia Rossiella Rossithidium Roundia Rouxia Rouxiopis Rouxiopsis Rutilaria Rutilariopsis Rylandsia
Sagittula Salacia Sameioneis Sarcophagodes Sawamuraia Scalprum Scalptrum Scapha Sceletonema Sceptroneis Sceptronema Schimperiella Schizonema Schizostauron Schmidtia Schmidtiella Schroederella Schuettia Schulziella Scoliodiscus Scolioneis Scoliopleura Scoliotropis Scoresbya Scytonema Scyzonema Secallia Sellaphora Seminavis Semiorbis Semseyia Sextiputeus Sheshukova Sheshukovia Shionodiscus Sichuania Sieminskia Sigma Sigmatella Simonsenia Simonseniella Siphonodiscus Skeletomastus Skeletonema Skeletonemopsis Skvortzowia Smithiella Solium Spatangidium Spermatogonia Sphaerophora Sphaerotermia Sphenella Sphenoneis Sphenosira Sphinctocystis Sphynctolethus Spicaticribra Spinigera Spinivinculum Spinodiscus Spinosira Spirodiscus Spongia Spongophyllium Spumorbis Stauroforma Staurogramma Stauroneis Stauronella Staurophora Stauropsis Stauroptera Staurosigma Staurosira Staurosirella Staurotropis Stelladiscus Stellarima Stelodiscus Stenoneis Stenopterobia Stephanocostis Stephanocyclus Stephanodiscus Stephanogonia Stephanonycites Stephanopyxis Stephanosira Stictocyclus Stictodesmis Stictodiscus Stictolecanon Stigmaphora Stigmophora Stilus Stoermeria Stoschia Stoschiella Strangulonema Strelnikovia Streptommion Streptotheca Striatella Strictolecanon Sturtiella Stylaria Styllaria Stylobiblium Stylorium Subsilicea Suriraya Surirella Symbelpharis Symbolophora Syncyclia Syndendrium Syndera Syndetocystis Syndetoneis Synedra Synedrella Synedropsis Synedrosphaenia Synedrosphenia Syringidium Syrinx Systephania Szechenyia
Tabellaria Tabularia Tabulariopsis Tabulina Takanoa Talaroneis Temachium Temperea Terebraria Terpsinoe Tertiariopsis Tertiarius Tessella Tetrachaeta Tetracyclus Tetragramma Tetralophus Tetramphora Tetrapodiscus Tetraspila Thalassiocyclus Thalassioneis Thalassionema Thalassiophysa Thalassiosira Thalassiosiropsis Thalassiothrix Thamnodiscus Thaumaleorhabdium Thaumatonema Thumia Tibiella
Tortilaria Toxarium Toxonidea Toxosira Trachyneis Trachysphenia Triaulacias Tribrachia Triceras Triceratium Trichotoxon Trigonium Trinacria Tripodiscus Tripterion Trisystema Trochiscia Trochosira Trochosirella Trochosiropsis Trochus Tropidoneis Tropidosiphonus Trossulus Truania Truncatulus Tryblionella Tryblioptychus Tschestnovia Tubaformis Tubularia Tubulariella Tumulopsis Tursiocola
Ulnaria Ulva Undatella Undatodiscus Unguiella Upothema Urosolenia
Valdiviella Vallodiscus Vanheurckella Vanheurckia Vanhoeffenus Vavia Veigaludwigia Veniaminia Vernadskowia Vesiculifera Vibrio Vikingea Vorticella Vulcanella
Weissflogia Willemoesia Wittia
Xanthiopsis Xanthiopyxis Xystotheca
Zotheca Zygoceros

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