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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurodesmus cuspidatus  (Bréb ex Ralfs) Teiling, 1967

Common in fairly acidic conditions such as peaty lochs and bogs on moorland

Determiner: 
Koos Meesters

References: 
Coesel & Meesters (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus
John, Whitton & Brook (2011) The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles

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