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Cosmarium tyrolicum var. beanlandii Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Cosmarium tyrolicum var. beanlandii  (West & G.S. West) Willi Krieger & Gerloff

A rare desmid found in Ireland and the Outer Hebrides. More finds are needed to get a better geographical perspective but the Atlantic north-west may be its stronghold

References: 
John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009) A Practical Guide to the Desmids of the West of Ireland

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