This taxon's valve is linear with broadly rounded ends. The axial area is linear, widening to a rounded central area. It has a straight raphe and the distal ends lying in the axis of the raphe. The proximal ends with long fissures bent toward the opposite sides, almost to the valve margin. The striae of this taxon is coarsely punctate and the longitudinal canals are a short distance from the margin (Krasske 1943).