Epithemia Reichelti Guide
Credit: Rex Lowe
  1. Valves strongly dorsiventral
  2. Ends rounded
  3. Raphe canal straight
  4. Striae 14-15 in 10 μm

Valves are asymmetric to the apical axis and dorsiventral. The valve ends are rounded. The straight raphe canal lies close to the dorsal margin. Striae number 14-15 in 10 μm and costae number 3-4 in 10 μm.