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Diatom arrangements

Photographed by Bill Ells, UK

 

Figure 1

Figure 2


Fig.1 is a slide by W.A. Firth of the genus Asteromphalus. You will not be surprised to learn the species name is arachne.   Fig.2 is a slide by J.D. Möller of Triceratium. Möller is well known for his type slides of diatoms mounted between the years 1886-1890 including the 'Universum Diatomacearum Moellerianum',  Diatom Type Plate with 4026 species, varieties and forms completed in April 1890.
 
I am very grateful to Barry Miller of the USA for the information on J.D. Möller.

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