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Frustule elliptical; valve lunate, with straight ventral margin.
Valve lunate, with acute ends; ventral margin straight; ventral side very narrow.
Cl., to which as a variety Cleve unites Lewis' form, appears to resemble it only in the lunate marks.
The chief distinction lies in the lunate tail, which has a keel on either side at base, as in the mackerels.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
It is of a narrow lunate form, highly convex, the disk destitute of sculpture, and the eyes prominent.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XIV|Edwin James