Orthoseira Roeseana Guide
  1. Cells heavily silicified
  2. Marginal spines conical or flattened
  3. Carinoportulae 2-5
  4. Cells joined in filaments

Cells are heavily silicified, large and possess deep mantles. They are adjoined face-to-face by regularly spaced marginal spines. On the valve face, a small central area contains 2-5 carinoportulae.