Institute of Botany, ANAS
Microalgae of Bacillariophyta phylum from continental waterbodies and watercourses of Azerbaijan have
been inventoried for the first time. The list of diatom algae represented 381 taxa (443 infraspecies taxa)
which belong to the 84 genera, 36 families, 16 orders, 6 subclasses and 3 classes according to the latest
taxonomic arrangements was made. The level of the study, distribution and taxonomic specifics of diatoms
in large physiographic areas of the country are discussing.