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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-215

Category: Bryophyta

Taxonomical identification: Meesia triquetra

First publication: van Geel, B., Coope, G.R. and van der Hammen, T. (1989) Palaeoecology and stratigraphy of the Late-glacial type section at Usselo (The Netherlands). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 60, 25–129

Other publication/s: No information

Description: Spores spheroidal, greatest diameter 54.0–72.0 µm, wall 1.5-3.5 µm thick, densely beset with protuberances 0.4–1.0 µm in diameter, but often partly psilate.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: Carex limosa, Calliergon stramineum, C. megalophyllum, Sphagnum and the thecamoeba Amphitrema flavum

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Nutrient-low conditions