Stauroneis beeskova has a higher stria density, the striae are more radiate and the apices are protracted. Stauroneis baconiana, S. gremmenii, and S. indianopsis have greater valve breadths, higher stria densities and rostrate valve apices. Stauroneis angustilancea has curved proximal raphe ends, shorter valves and protracted apices.

LM scalebar = 10 µm
Stauroneis kingstonii LM1 Stauroneis kingstonii LM2 Stauroneis kingstonii LM4 Stauroneis kingstonii LM5 Stauroneis kingstonii LM6
Length Range
118.0-186.3 µm
Width Range
14.7–20.1 µm
Striae in 10 µm

Stauroneis angustilancea

Lange-Bert. and Metzeltin in Werum and Lange-Bert. 2004

Stauroneis angustilancea LM7 Stauroneis angustilancea LM6 Stauroneis angustilancea LM5 Stauroneis angustilancea LM4 Stauroneis angustilancea LM3 Stauroneis angustilancea LM2 Stauroneis angustilancea LM1
Length Range
79-125 µm
Width Range
15-21 µm
Striae in 10 µm

Stauroneis baconiana

Stodder 1859

Stauroneis baconiana LM1 Stauroneis baconiana LM2 Stauroneis baconiana LM3 Stauroneis baconiana LM4 Stauroneis baconiana LM5 Stauroneis baconiana LM6
Length Range
73-139 µm
Width Range
9-18 µm
Striae in 10 µm
16 in the center, 20 at the ends

Stauroneis beeskovea

Bahls 2010

Stauroneis beeskovea LM5 Stauroneis beeskovea LM4 Stauroneis beeskovea LM3 Stauroneis beeskovea LM2 Stauroneis beeskovea LM1
Length Range
93-137 µm
Width Range
14-20 µm
Striae in 10 µm

Also compare to

Stauroneis gremmeniii

Van de Vijver and Lange-Bert.

Stauroneis indianopsis