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Staurastrum maamense Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiacea

Staurastrum maamense W. Archer 1869

A rare species restricted to Atlantic regions. Found in the tychoplankton of mainly oligotrophic lochs and lochans.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus