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Staurodesmus controversus var. crassus Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurodesmus controversus var. crassus  (West & G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters

Until recently, known as Staurodesmus crassus. Found in oligotrophic acidic waters. A rare species, most likely to be found in Atlantic regions

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus