Sierra College Department of Biological Sciences

Sierra College Biological Sciences'
Microscopic Slide Collection and Associated Images


Diatom type slide (w.m.)


Photomicrograph of a diatom type slide showing twelve different types. Magnification: 100x.

A photomicrograph of a diatom type slide magnified 100x. This slide includes twelve different representative diatoms arranged in two rows. The upper row includes one triangular and three circular forms, the lower row includes nine linear forms. Variation in cell size, shape, and surface pattern is useful for identification.


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