J.W. Bailey 1851 Category: Centric
TYPE SPECIES: Eupodiscus radiatus J.W. Bailey
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 known from shallow, marine habitats.
Cite This Page:
Nodine, E. (2011). Eupodiscus. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved May 27, 2016, from http://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/taxa/genus/eupodiscus
Contributor: Emily Nodine - June 2011