Johansen et al. 2008 Category: Centric
TYPE SPECIES: Spicaticribra kingstonii Johansen et al.
Spicaticribra has a flat, to slightly domed valve face, with a sloping mantle. Marginal fultoportulae are present and 1-3 rimportula. Striae are coarse, radial and straight, with some striae extending from the central valve to the margin, others extending only partially across the valve.
Species in the genus include S. kingstonii Johansen et al., S. kodaikanaliana Karthick and Kociolek and S. rudis (Tremarin et al.) Tuji et al.
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Spaulding, S. (2015). Spicaticribra. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved April 27, 2017, from http://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/taxa/genus/spicaticribra
Contributor: Sarah Spaulding - January 2015