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Staurodesmus connatus Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurodesmus connatus  (P.Lundell) Thomasson

An acidophile of moorland pools and bog. Probably widespread in such habitats but not common

References: 
Thomasson, K. (1960) Notes on the plankton of Lake Bangweulu, Part 2
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus

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