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Hyalotheca mucosa Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Hyalotheca mucosa  Ralfs

A species of circumneutral waters, found with the plankton in lochs. Possibly widespread in the Outer Hebrides but not common

References: 
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
West, W., West, G.S. & Carter, N. (1923) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 5

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