Pseudostaurosira (Grunow) D.M. Williams & F.E. Round


Frustule araphid, forms chains, valves elliptical to linear, often undulate. Sternum wide, labiate process lacking. Striae contain a few large elliptical or round areolae. Spines present, apical pore fields small or absent.

Type Species: P. brevistriata

Light Microscope Image(s)

Each image is accompanied by the genus and species, California Academy of Sciences slide number (ie. CAS 612010), location of the specimen on the slide, and dimension in microns.