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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-313CType: HdV-313C

Category: Algae

Sub-category: Zygnemataceae

Taxonomical identification: Mougeotia sp.

First publication: van Geel, B., Bohncke, S.J.P. and Dee, H. (1981) A palaecological study of an upper Late Glacial and Holocene sequence from 'De Borchert', The Netherlands. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 31, 367–448

Other publication/s: van der Wiel, A.M. (1982) A palaecological study of a section from the foot of the Hazendonk (Zuid-Holland), based on the analysis of pollen, spores and macroscopic remains. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 38, 35–90

Description: Zygospore square, laterally concave, 34–36 x 32–35 µm; The broad ends of the retuse angles about 5–6 µm in diameter; Depressions in the centre of the angles about 3–4 µm in diameter and 2–2.5 µm deep; The hyaline surface layer smooth.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: The representatives of the genus Mougeotia occur in stagnant fresh water, such as lakes, ponds, puddles and swamps.

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information