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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-86

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Bactrodesmium longisporum

Similar: HdV-125

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: Bactrodesmium-like conidium, cylindrical elongated, ends tapering, often only fragments preserved, 10–32 septa (sometimes with pores), max. 250 µm long, 6–8 (–10) µm broad, single cells either cubic 6-8 µm long, or rectangular 11–15 µm long, rectangular cells sometimes with thin pseudoseptum, one end cell hyaline and psilate.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Open fen

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information