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Description

 Small (up to 22 × 13 mm), elongate oval, dorsal elevation ratio (intermediate valve height / valve width) up to ~0.3. Valves thick, not beaked and girdle narrow, with spicules. Intermediate valves rectangular. Tegmentum uniformly creamy white to light tan, occasionally with brown mineral deposits; uniformly sculpted with numerous large granules, arranged randomly on the lateral areas of the intermediate valves. Jugal (central) area distinct, with fine longitudinal riblets larger and more widely spaced than those in the pleural (outer) areas. Girdle perinotum covered in randomly distributed projecting spicules.

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