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Staurastrum subcruciatum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceaea

Staurastrum subcruciatum  Cooke & Wills

An Atlantic species so could be common in the Outer Hebrides. Found in the plankton of acidic lochs but currently, there is little distribution data available

References: 
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus
John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009) A Practical Guide to the Desmids of the West of Ireland
Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. editors (2014) Algae of Ukraine, Volume 4: Charophyta

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