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Encyonema lunatum and E. paucistriatum have bluntly rounded apices and a lower stria density. Encyonema pergracile has wider valves, up to 9.2 µm.

LM scalebar = 10 µm
Encyonema neogracile LM1 Encyonema neogracile LM2 Encyonema neogracile LM3 Encyonema neogracile LM4 Encyonema neogracile LM5 Encyonema neogracile LM6
Length Range
18.7-41.3 µm
Width Range
5.5-6.7 µm
Striae in 10 µm
12-15

Encyonema lunatum

(W.Sm.) Van Heurck 1880

Encyonema lunatum LM1 Encyonema lunatum LM2 Encyonema lunatum LM3 Encyonema lunatum LM4 Encyonema lunatum LM5 Encyonema lunatum LM6
Length Range
27.3-40.7 µm
Width Range
4.3-5.3 µm
Striae in 10 µm
9-14

Encyonema pergracile

Krammer 1997

Encyonema pergracile LM1 Encyonema pergracile LM2 Encyonema pergracile LM3 Encyonema pergracile LM4 Encyonema pergracile LM5
Length Range
32-48 µm
Width Range
6.5-7.8 µm
Striae in 10 µm
11-13

Encyonema paucistriatum

(A.Cleve) D.G.Mann 1990

Encyonema paucistriatum LM1 Encyonema paucistriatum LM2 Encyonema paucistriatum LM4 Encyonema paucistriatum LM3 Encyonema paucistriatum LM5 Encyonema paucistriatum LM6 Encyonema paucistriatum LM7
Length Range
25.0-38.8 µm
Width Range
4.9-6.1 µm
Striae in 10 µm
8-11