Stauroneis Baconiana Guide
Credit: Loren Bahls
  1. Areolae oblong and irregularly spaced
  2. Valves linear-lanceolate, 73-139 µm long
  3. Apices long, protracted
  4. Proximal raphe ends straight

Stauroneis baconiana has transversely oblong and irregularly spaced areolae. The valves are linear-lanceolate and measure 73-139 µm long. The apices are long, protracted and rostrate. Proximal raphe ends are straight and not expanded.