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Sphaerozosma filiforme Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Sphaerozosma filiforme  Ralfs

This species will also be found under Onychonema filiforme but there is ongoing debate as to whether that is justified. Found in acidic moorland pools and disused peat-cuttings but not at all common

References: 
Ralfs, J. (1848) The British Desmidieae
West, W., West, G.S. & Carter, N. (1923) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 5
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009) A Practical Guide to the Desmids of the West of Ireland

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