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Cosmarium tatricum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Cosmarium tatricum  Raciborski

An arctic/alpine species rare in Britain and confined to the north and west. Associated with acidic boggy ground with often dense vegetation

References: 
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
West, W. & West, G.S. (1908) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 3
Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. editors (2014) Algae of Ukraine, Volume 4: Charophyta

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