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Haplotaenium rectum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Haplotaenium rectum   (Delponte) Bando

A north-western species, common in Scotland and Ireland. Found in the plankton of acidic lochs and peaty pools, also with Sphagnum

John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009) A Practical Guide to the Desmids of the West of Ireland
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands