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The database is hosted by Kiel University
and is established by Magda Wieckowska-
Lüth, Wiebke Kirleis and Kay Schmütz,
Institute for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology.

© Wieckowska-Lüth/Kirleis/Schmütz 2020

Type: EMA-117

Category: Planta?

Taxonomical identification: cf. Betula

First publication: Prager, A., Theuerkauf, M., Couwenberg, J., Barthelmes, A., Aptroot, A. and Joosten, H. (2012) Pollen and non-pollen palynomorphs as tools for identifying alder carr deposits: A surface sample study from NE-Germany. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 186, 38–57

Other publication/s: No information

Description: Possibly wood remain, lenticular, outline irregular, circular to polyangular, single cells 13–22 µm in diameter, brown psilate, often pitted (fungal decay?), sometimes EMA-117 embedded in a hyaline matrix.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Dead wood of birch (birch carr)

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Indicator for birch/birch carr and high decomposition