Eupodiscus

J.W. Bailey 1851      Category: Centric
TYPE SPECIES: Eupodiscus radiatus J.W. Bailey

Eunotia

 

Fallacia

Image Credit: Emily Nodine, James Ehrman

CLASS:
  ORDER: Triceratiales
    FAMILY: Triceratiaceae

  1. Areolae hexagonal
  2. Marginal ocelli present
  3. Marginal rimportulae present
  4. Margin with scalloped ridge

EUPODISCUS IS A MARINE TAXON

Valves circular, with hexagonal, loculate areolae. The valve margin of the valve face possesses a scalloped, narrow ridge. Ocelli are present at the valve margins. The internal openings of the ocelli are depressed. Rimoportulae are present on the valve mantle, positioned between the ocelli.

Eupodiscus is know from shallow, marine habitats.

Cite This Page:
Nodine, E. (2011). Eupodiscus. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved August 23, 2014, from http://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/taxa/genus/eupodiscus

Contributor: Emily Nodine - June 2011