Sellaphora stroemii guide
  1. Apices slightly subcapitate in larger specimens
  2. Raphe with grooves on both sides
  3. Central area small
  4. Striae slightly radiate

Valves are linear to linear-elliptic. Ends are broadly rounded to slightly subcapitate in larger specimens. The axial area is linear, bordered by grooves, and partially covered by a conopeum. The central area is small and rounded. Striae are slightly radiate throughout most of the valve.