Sublittoral zone of Crete
Pictures of some taxa

List of marine benthic diatoms from Crete

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When a taxus displays one or some characters differing from those given in diagnoses, the name is followed by a question mark.

When the generic name of a taxus is followed by “sp.”, this means that I was unable to propose a specific name.

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 Achnanthes brevipes C.A. Agardh
Achnanthes danica (Flögel) Grunow ?
Achnanthes sp.
Achnanthes sp. aff. brockmannii Simonsen
Achnanthes sp. cf. brockmannii Simonsen
Actinocyclus octonarius var. tenellus (Brébisson) Hendey
Actinocyclus sp.
Actinoptychus sp. cf. areolatus Ehrenberg

Amphora acuta var. arcuata A Schmidt
Amphora acutiuscula Kützing / Halamphora acutiuscula (Kützing) Levkov ?
Amphora arenaria Donkin
Amphora biggiba var. interrupta Grunow
Amphora coffeaeformis (Agardh) Kützing / Halamphora coffeaeformis (Agardh) Levkov
Amphora costata W. Smith  / Halamphora costata (W. Smith) Levkov
Amphora crassa Gregory ?
Amphora crassa var. punctata A. Schmidt
Amphora decussata Grunow
Amphora graeffeana Hendey
Amphora inflexa Brébisson
Amphora laevissima Gregory
Amphora marina W. Smith ?
Amphora obtusa Gregory
Amphora ocellata Donkin
Amphora ocellata Donkin var ?
Amphora ostrearia Breébisson ex Kützing
Amphora ostrearia var. belgica Grunow
Amphora ostrearia var. minor Cleve
Amphora ostrearia Brébisson ex Kützing var. ?
Amphora proteus Gregory
Amphora sp. cf. securicula Peragallo
Amphora sp. : 13 taxa
Amphora strigosa Hustedt
Amphora subangularis Hustedt / Halamphora subangularis (Hustedt) Levkov
Amphora turgida Gregory / Halamphora turgida (Gregory) Levkov
Amphora wisei (Salah) Simonsen
 

Ardissonia fulgens var. mediterranea Grunow
Astartiella Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin sp. A
Astartiella Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin sp. B
Asterionella notata Grunow
Asterolampra marylandica Ehrenberg
Auricula intermedia Lewis
Bacillaria socialis (Gregory) Ralfs
Bacillaria socialis var. massilensis grunow
Biremis sp.
Caloneis excentrica (Grunow) Boyer
Caloneis liber (W. Smith) Cleve
Caloneis linearis (Grunow) Boyer
Campylodiscus sp. : 2 taxa
Catenula sp. : 2 taxa
Climacosphenia moniligera Ehrenberg

Cocconeis britannica Naegeli in Kützing
Cocconeis dirupta Gregory
Cocconeis discrepans A. Schmidt
Cocconeis disculoides Hustedt
Cocconeis fluminensis (Grunow) Peragallo ?
Cocconeis fraudulens Simonsen
Cocconeis grata A. Schmidt ?
Cocconeis guttata Hustedt in Aleem & Hustedt
Cocconeis krammeri Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin
Cocconeis molesta Kützing
Cocconeis molesta var. crucifera Grunow in Van Heurck
Cocconeis molesta var. molesta
Cocconeis pellucida var. minor Grunow
Cocconeis pelta A Schmidt
Cocconeis peltoides Hustedt
Cocconeis pinnata Gregory ex Greville
Cocconeis scutellum var. minutissima Grunow
Cocconeis scutellum var. obliqua Brun
Cocconeis scutellum var. parva Grunow
Cocconeis sp. : 4 taxa
Cocconeis sp. cf. disculus (Schumann) Cleve
Cocconeis sp. cf. peltoides Hustedt
Cocconeis speciosa Gregory
Cocconeis stauroneiformis (W. Smith) Okuno

Cylindrotheca closterium (Ehrenberg) Reimann & Lewin
Cymatoneis circumvallata Cleve
Cymatosira lorenziana Grunow
Delphineis ? sp.
Dimeregramma costatum Peragallo ?
Dimeregramma distans Gregory
Dimeregramma minor (Gregory) Ralfs

Diploneis beyrichiana A. Schmidt
Diploneis bombus Ehrenberg
Diploneis chersonensis (Grunow) Cleve
Diploneis coffeaeformis (Grunow) Cleve
Diploneis crabro Ehrenberg ?
Diploneis divergens (A. Schmidt) Cleve
Diploneis droopii Witkowski, Belegratis & Economu-Amillii
Diploneis fusca (Gregory) Cleve
Diploneis fusca var. hyperborea (Grunow) Hustedt
Diploneis litoralis (Donkin) Cleve
Diploneis mediterranea (Grunow) Cleve
Diploneis papula (A. Schmidt) Cleve
Diploneis puella Cleve
Diploneis sp.
Diploneis suborbicularis (Gregory) Cleve
Diploneis vacillans (A. Schmidt) Cleve
Diploneis vacillans var. renitens A. Schmidt

Entomoneis sp.
Fallacia sp.
Fallacia forcipata (Greville) Stickle & D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Fallacia sp. cf. forcipata (Greville) Stickle & D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Fallacia subforcipata (Hustedt) D.G. Mann in Round et al.?
Fragilaria investiens (W. Smith) Cleve-Euler
Gomphonemopsis sp.
Grammatophora oceanica (Ehrenberg) Grunow
Gyrosigma balticum (Ehrenberg) Rabenhorst
Gyrosigma lineare Cleve
Gyrosigma sp.
Hantzschia marina (Donkin) Grunow
Haslea britannica Hustedt
Haslea crucigera (W. Smith) Simonsen
Hustedtiella sp.
Hyalosynedra laevigata (Grunow) Williams & Round

Licmophora abbreviata Agardh
Licmophora dalmatica (Kützing) Grunow
Licmophora flabellata (Carmichael) Agardh
Licmophora gracilis (Ehrenberg) Grunow ?
Licmophora grandis (Kützing) Grunow?
Licmophora reichardtii Grunow
Licmophora remulus Grunow
 

Luticola goppertiana (Bleisch in Rabenhorst) D.G. Mann in Round et al.

Lyrella abrupta (Gregory) D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Lyrella atlantica (A. Schmidt) D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Lyrella clavata (Gregory) D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Lyrella clavata var. cariboea A. Schmidt
Lyrella lyra (Ehrenberg) Karayeva
Lyrella majuscula (Hustedt) Witkowski
Lyrella (Navicula) rudis Cleve
Lyrella sp. cf. atlantica (A. Schmidt) D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Lyrella sp. cf. barbara (Heiden in Heiden & Kolbe) D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Lyrella sp.
 

Mastogloia acutiuscula Grunow in Cleve
Mastogloia acutiuscula var. elliptica Hustedt
Mastogloia angulata Lewis
Mastogloia apiculata W. Smith
Mastogloia asperula Grunow
Mastogloia asperuloides Hustedt
Mastogloia binotata (Grunow) Cleve
Mastogloia biocellata (Grunow) Novarino & Muftah
Mastogloia citrus Cleve
Mastogloia cocconeiformis Grunow
Mastogloia corsicana Grunow
Mastogloia crucicula (Grunow) Cleve
Mastogloia crucicula var. alternans Zanon
Mastogloia cuneata (Meister) Simonsen
Mastogloia decipiens Hustedt ?
Mastogloia decussata Grunow
Mastogloia delicatissima Hustedt
Mastogloia emarginata Hustedt
Mastogloia erythraea Grunow
Mastogloia exilis Hustedt
Mastogloia fimbriata (Brightwell) Cleve
Mastogloia foliolum Brun
Mastogloia graciloides Hustedt
Mastogloia grunowii A Schmidt
Mastogloia horvathiana Grunow
Mastogloia ignorata Hustedt
Mastogloia labuensis var. lanceolata Hustedt
Mastogloia lanceolata Thwaites in W. Smith ?
Mastogloia laterostrata Hustedt
Mastogloia linearis Simonsen
Mastogloia mauritiana Brun
Mastogloia ovalis A. Schmidt
Mastogloia ovulum Hustedt
Mastogloia paradoxa Grunow in Cleve & Möller
Mastogloia peragalli Cleve
Mastogloia pisciculus Cleve
Mastogloia pseudoparadoxa Hustedt
Mastogloia pusilla var. subcapitata Hustedt
Mastogloia rhombica Cleve
Mastogloia robusta Hustedt ?
Mastogloia smithii (Thwaites) W. Smith ?
Mastogloia sp. cf. citrus Cleve in A. Schmidt
Mastogloia sp. cf. horvathiana Grunow
Mastogloia sp. cf. rimosa Cleve
Mastogloia sp. 15
Mastogloia sp. 3
Mastogloia sp. 4
Mastogloia sp. 6
Mastogloia sp. 8
Mastogloia sp. C
Mastogloia sp. E
Mastogloia sp. G
Mastogloia sp. H
Mastogloia sp. N
Mastogloia sp. Q
Mastogloia sp. S
Mastogloia splendida (Gregory) Cleve
Mastogloia subaffirmata Hustedt
Mastogloia tenuis Hustedt
Mastogloia urveae Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin
Mastogloia vasta Hustedt

Navicula agnita Hustedt
Navicula arenaria Donkin var. arenaria
Navicula besarensis Giffen
Navicula bipustulata A. Mann
Navicula cancellata Donkin
Navicula cincta (Ehrenberg) Ralfs in Pritchard
Navicula consentanea Hustedt
Navicula digitoradiata (Gregory) Ralfs in Pritchard
Navicula directa (W. Smith) Ralfs in pritchard
Navicula flagellifera Hustedt
Navicula fusioides Grunow ?
Navicula gracilis Ehrenberg ?
Navicula longa Gregory ?
Navicula lusoria Giffen
Navicula mollis (W. Smith) Cleve
Navicula palpebralis Brebisson ex W. Smith var. palpebralis
Navicula palpebralis var. minor Grunow ?
Navicula pseudopalpebralis Hendey
Navicula ramosissima (Agardh) Cleve
Navicula radiosa var. tenella (Brebisson in Kützing) Van Heurck
Navicula sp. : 12 taxa
Navicula transitantioides Foged
Navicula uniseriata Ostrup

Neosynedra tortosa (Grunow) Williams & Round

Nitzschia agnita Hustedt
Nitzschia bulnheimiana (Rabenhorst) H.L. Smith
Nitzschia calciola Aleem & Hustedt
Nitzschia compressa (Bailey) Boyer var. compressa
Nitzschia cursoria Donkin ?
Nitzschia filiformis (W. Smith) Van Heurck
Nitzschia frustulum (Kützing) Grunow in Cleve & Grunow
Nitzschia fusiformis Grunow in Cleve & Grunow
Nitzschia geitleri Hustedt
Nitzschia hybrida Grunow
Nitzschia incrustans Grunow
Nitzschia lanceolata W. Smith
Nitzschia lanceolata var. minima Van Heurck
Nitzschia liebertruthii Rabenhorst
Nitzschia linkei Hustedt
Nitzschia longissima (Brebisson ex Kützing) Ralfs in Pritchard
Nitzschia macilenta Gregory
Nitzschia marginulata Grunow in Cleve & Möller ?
Nitzschia marginulata var. didyma Grunow
Nitzschia minutissima A. Smith
Nitzschia miserabilis Cholnoky
Nitzschia ocellata Cleve in Cleve & Möller
Nitzschia panduriformis var. continua Grunow in Cleve & Grunow
Nitzschia panduriformis Gregory var. panduriformis
Nitzschia pellucida Grunow in Cleve & Grunow
Nitzschia persuadens Cholnoky
Nitzschia reversa W. Smith
Nitzschia romana Grunow
Nitzschia ruda Cholnoky ?
Nitzschia scapelliformis (Grunow in Cleve & Mölle) Grunow in Cleve & Grunow
Nitzschia sicula (Castracane) Peragallo
Nitzschia sigma (Kützing) W. Smith
Nitzschia sp. : 11 taxa
Nitzschia spathulata Brebisson in W. Smith
Nitzschia spathulata var. hyalina Gregory
Nitzschia thermaloides Hustedt
Nitzschia vitrea var. salinarum Grunow

Opephora mutabilis (Grunow) Sabbe & Vyverman
Paralia sulcata (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Parlibellus delognei (Van heurck) Cox
Pinnularia trevelyana (Donkin) Rabenhorst
Pinnularia sp.
Plagiotropis gibberula Grunow
Plagiotropis lepidoptera var. lepidoptera (Gregory) Kuntze
Plagiotropis lepidoptera var. delicatula (Greville) Desikachary
Planothidium campechianum (Hustedt) Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin ?
Planothidium delicatulum (Kützing) Round & Buktiyarova
Planothidium lanceolatum (Brebisson ex Kützing) Lange-Bertalot
Planothidium quarnerensis (Grunow) Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin
Planothidium sp. : 2 taxa
 

Pleurosigma elongatum W. Smith
Pleurosigma formosum W. Smith
Pleurosigma intermedium W. Smith
Pleurosigma naviculaceum Brébisson
Pleurosigma nicobaricum Grunow
Pleurosigma sp.
Pleurosigma sp. cf. ibericum Peragallo
Pleurosigma strigosum W. Smith
 

Podocystis americana Bailey
Psammodiscus nitidus(Gregory) Round & Mann
Rhoicosigma compactum Greville
Rhoicosigma mediterraneum Cleve
Rhopalodia brebissonii Krammer
Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) O. Müller
Rhopalodia sp.
Seminavis sp. : 2 taxa
Seminavis latior (A. Schmidt) Danieledis & D.G. Mann ?
Stauroneis salina W. Smith
Stauroneis sp. ?
Striatella unipunctata (Lyngbye) Agardh
Surirella fastuosa (Ehrenberg) Kützing
Surirella fastuosa var. cuneata A. Schmidt
Synedra tabulata (Agardh) Kützing
Tabularia ktenoeoides Kuylenstierna in Snoejis & Kuylenstierna
Thalassiophysa hyalina (Gregory) Paddock & Sims
Thalassiosira lineata Jousé
Toxarium hennedyanum Grunow in Van heurck
Toxarium undulatum bailey
Toxonidea balearica Cleve
Toxonidea insignis Donkin
Trachyneis aspera (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Undetermined genera : 4


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