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Euastrum crassum var. microcephalum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Euastrum crassum var. microcephalum  Willi Krieger

Thought to be relatively common in acidic pools and cuttings, often with Sphagnum, but status uncertain in the Outer Hebrides

References: 
John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009) A Practical Guide to the Desmids of the West of Ireland
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
Ruzicka, J. (1981) Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas, Volume 1, Part 2

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