Glossary - Diatoms of North America #glossary

Rob Kimmich

Recently, one of us was reviewing Pleurosira on Diatoms of North America and noticed that the terms ocelli and orbicular were not in the glossary. Through the public contact form he requested that they be added.

As a beginning, the definition for porefield has been expanded. Take a look at

It includes a suite of various porefield terms.

-Rob K

Rob Kimmich

Based on the request of member Peter Hallett, Diatoms of North America ( has added two new terms, ocellus and pseudocellus [1]. Each term is part of the suite of porefield terms, which is included at the bottom of each term.

Rob K

[1] and