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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Closteriaceae

Closterium calosporum  Wittrock

The British distribution is rather vague but perhaps genuinely scarce. Found in waters either side of neutral pH

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Brooks & Williamson (2010) A Monograph on some British Desmids
Coesel & Meesters (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
West & West (1904-23) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae

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