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Encyonopsis aequaliformis has capitate apices. Encyonopsis descripta has linear-lanceolate valves, capitate apices, and a large rounded central area.

LM scalebar = 10 µm
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Length Range
22-41 µm
Width Range
5.6-7.6 µm
Striae in 10 µm
12-16 at the valve center, 18-20 near the ends

Encyonopsis aequaliformis

L.L.Bahls 2013

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Length Range
24.9-31.7 µm
Width Range
5.9-7.0 µm
Striae in 10 µm
12-15 at the valve center, 16-19 near the apices

Encyonopsis descripta

(Hust.) Krammer 1997

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Length Range
25.7-29.9 µm
Width Range
5.4-6.6 µm
Striae in 10 µm
18-20 at valve center, 20-22 near the apices