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Staurastrum anatinum var. denticulatum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurastrum anatinum var. denticulatum  G.M. Smith

The cell body and processes have pronounced spines, many bifurcate. Apparently this variety is more often found in circumneutral waters. Status unclear

References: 
Smith, G.M. (1924) Phytoplankton of the Inland Lakes of Wisconsin, Part II: Desmidiaceae
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus

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