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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Closteriaceae

Closterium idiosporum var. idiosporum  West & G.S. West

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

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010) A Monograph on some British Desmids
West, W. & West, G.S. (1904) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 1

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