Stauroneis Vandevijveri Guide
Credit: Loren Bahls
  1. Valves lanceolate
  2. Apices rostrate to subcapitate
  3. Stauros broad
  4. Proximal raphe ends straight
  5. Axial area narrow and linear

Stauroneis vandevijveri has lanceolate valves with rostrate to subcapitate apices. The axial area is narrow and linear; the stauros is broad and shaped like a bow tie. External proximal raphe ends are straight and not expanded.