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Staurastrum brebissonii Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurastrum brebissonii W. Archer 1861

A widespread species but proving scarce in the Outer Hebrides. Found in slightly acidic waters with the tykoplankton.

References: 
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus.
West, W., West, G.S. & Carter, N. (1923) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 5.

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