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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Closteriaceae

Closterium setaceum  Ehrenberg ex Ralfs, 1848

A common acidophile, found in nutrient-poor lakes and lochs

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Coesel & Meesters (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
Brooks & Williamson (2010) A Monograph on some British Desmids
John, Whitton & Brook (2011) The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles

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