Stauroneis Pax Guide
Credit: Loren Bahls
  1. Valves linear-lanceolate
  2. Apices subcapitate
  3. Stauros bow tie shaped
  4. Striae strongly radiate
  5. Striae short at central area margin

Stauroneis pax has linear-lanceolate valves with subcapitate apices. The stauros is wide at the valve margins and shaped like a bow tie. One to several short striae are present at the margins of the central area. The striae are strongly radiate and are not straight.