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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiacea

Xanthidium antilopaeum  Kützing, 1849

A common acidophile in lochs and lakes at the margins and in deeper water, rarely found in bogs

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Coesel & Meesters (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
John, Whitton & Brook (2011) The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles

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