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Craticula halophila has rhombic valves with acute apices and a maximum valve width greater than 10 ┬Ám. Craticula accomoda is more elliptical in shape than C. buderi. Craticula riparia is greater in length, with slender valves.

LM scalebar = 10 µm
Craticula buderi LM1 Craticula buderi LM2 Craticula buderi LM3 Craticula buderi LM4 Craticula buderi LM5 Craticula buderi LM6
Length Range
24-52 µm
Width Range
6.7-9.4 µm
Striae in 10 µm
16-19

Craticula halophila

(Grunow ex Van Heurck) D.G.Mann in Round, R.M.Crawford and D.G.Mann 1990

Crathalophila1 Crathalophila2 Crathalophila3 Crathalophila4 Crathalophila5 Crathalophila6 Crathalophila7
Length Range
33-52 µm
Width Range
8.7-12.4 µm
Striae in 10 µm
17-19

Craticula riparia

(Hust.) Lange-Bert. 1993

Craticula riparia LM1 Craticula riparia LM2 Craticula riparia LM3 Craticula riparia LM4 Craticula riparia LM5 Craticula riparia LM6 Craticula riparia LM7
Length Range
38-48 µm
Width Range
8.7-10.7 µm
Striae in 10 µm
17-20 at valve center, 16-20 at the ends

Craticula accomoda

(Hust.) D.G.Mann in Round, R.M.Crawford and D.G.Mann 1990

Craticula accomoda LM6 Craticula accomoda LM4 Craticula accomoda LM3 Craticula accomoda LM7 Craticula accomoda LM2 Craticula accomoda LM5 Craticula accomoda LM1
Length Range
19.0-20.3 µm
Width Range
4.8-6.4 µm
Striae in 10 µm
20-26

Craticula accomodiformis

Lange-Bert. 1993

Craticula accomodiformis LM1 Craticula accomodiformis LM2 Craticula accomodiformis LM3 Craticula accomodiformis LM4 Craticula accomodiformis LM5 Craticula accomodiformis LM6 Craticula accomodiformis LM7
Length Range
30.5-36.4 µm
Width Range
9.9-13 µm
Striae in 10 µm
23-25 in the center valve, 25-29 in the ends