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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.

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HdV-224Type: HdV-224

Category: Algae

Sub-category: Chlorophyceae

Taxonomical identification: Zygote of Chlamydomonas sp.

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:

Description: Globose microfossils, greatest diameter 26.0–69.0 µm, inculsive of a reticulum formed by a thin, undulating velum, muri of the reticulum 2.0–5.0 (–8.0) µm high and about 3.0 µm wide at the base; meshes of the reticulum 4.0–7.0 µm wide, a spongy structure

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: In gyttja

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Chlamydomonas occurs in temporarily desiccating ponds, nutrient-rich lakes, damp soil

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Indicator for algal bloom and eutrophication