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Closterium idiosporum var. punctatum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Closterioaceae

Closterium idiosporum var. punctatum   (Skuja) Willi Krieg

This variety can only be determined by the rectangular zygospores. Common in acidic moorland pools and loch-margins

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands