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Actinotaenium diplosporum f. minus Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Actinotaenium diplosporum f. minus  (Cushman) Teiling

Differs from the nominate in its smaller size. It would appear to be scarcer. An acidophile of moorland bogs

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