Pseudostaurosira is an araphid genus - these species have no raphe. Some species form colonies by individual cells linking face to face. Pseudostaurosira brevistrata and Pseudostaurosira parasitica are both freshwater species.
Pseudostaurosira, species undetermined. Found at Three Lakes, in core TL1 at 5.95 m depth.
Pseudostaurosira brevistrata at 5.95 m depth.
Pseudostaurosira parasitica var subconstricta at 5.99 m depth.
See Pseudostaurosira on Algaebase or
Diatoms.org or on DiatomBase. Not found on the Natural History Museum of Wales website.