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Actinotaenium subsparsepunctatum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Actinotaenium subsparsepunctatum (Grönblad) Coesel

Only described in 2002, its status is largely unknown. Somewhat similar to Actinotaenium mooreanum but having a slight, but obvious, sinus constriction. Most finds to date are from circumneutral waters

Coesel, P.F.M. (2002) New, intriguing desmid taxa from The Netherlands
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands