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Tolypothrix distorta Cyanobacteria Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Cyanobacteria   Family: Microchaetaceae

Tolypothrix distorta  Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault, 1886

Free-floating or attached, often with submerged vegetation. Found in lochs and slow-moving water. Rarely recorded

John, Whitton & Brook (2011) - The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles