Euastrum erosum f. attenuata W.B.Turner 1982

Division     Charophyta
Class     Zygnematophyceae
Order     Desmidiales
Family    Desmidiaceae

    Cells small, elongate rectangular in shape, constricted at isthmus, sinus closed, apex truncated with retuse notch, cell wall undulated, undulation in the middle of the semi cell not prominent; undulation in the basal lobe is well marked; Cell wall without any ornamentation. Cells measure 25 µm - 33 µm long, 14µm -18µm broad, 3-6.5 µm broad at isthmus.


Freshwater plankton and prefers mesotrophic water bodies.