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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: HdV-128

Category: Algae

Taxonomical identification: Volvocaceae

First publication: Pals, J.P., van Geel, B. and Delfos, A. (1980) Palaeoecological studies in the Klokkeweel bog near Hoogkarspel (prov of Noord-Holland). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 30, 371–418

Other publication/s:
Bakker, R. and van Smeerdijk, D.G. (1982) A palaecological study of a Late Holocene section from 'Het Ilperweld', W. Netherlands. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 36, 95–163
Carrión, J.S., Scott, L., Huffman, T. and Dreyer, C. (2000) Pollen analysis of Iron Age cow dung in southern Africa. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 9, 239–249

Description: Globose microfossil 19.2–26.4 µm in diameter, inclusive of the (0.3–) 1–1.5 (–2.5) µm long spines, with an S-shaped furrow and spines all over the surface, spines placed at distances of 1.5–2.5 (–3.5) µm.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Shallow fresh water / Eutrophic and more mesotrophic conditions