Stauroneis Kishinena Guide
Credit: Loren Bahls
  1. Valves broadly lanceolate, width up to 33 µm
  2. Pseudosepta present
  3. Proximal raphe ends strongly curved
  4. Striae 11-12 in 10 µm
  5. Apices not protracted

Stauroneis kishinena has large, broadly lanceolate valves without protracted apices. Pseudosepta are present. Proximal raphe ends are strongly curved and expanded. Striae are widely spaced and number 11-12 in 10 µm.