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Mesotaenium macrococcum var. minus Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Mesotaeniaceae

Mesotaenium macrococcum var. minus  (De Bary) Compère

Occupying the same habitat as the nominate but possibly less gregarious. Not widely recorded so maybe rather scarce

Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010) A Monograph on some British Desmids
Croasdale, H. & Flint, E.A. (1986) Flora of New Zealand: Desmids, Volume 1