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Lüth, Wiebke Kirleis and Kay Schmütz,
Institute for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology.

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HdV-314bType: HdV-314

Category: Algae

Sub-category: Zygnemataceae

Taxonomical identification: Zygnema-type

Similar: HdV-E (van Geel 1976)

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 Geel, B. (1976) Fossil spores of Zygnemataceae in ditches of a prehistoric settlement in Hoogkarspel (The Netherlands). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 22, 337–334
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
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
Miola, A., Bondesan, A., Corain, L., Favaretto, S., Mozzi, P., Piovan, S. and Sostizzo, I. (2006) Wetlands in the Venetian Po Plain (northeastern Italy) during the Last Glacial Maximum: Interplay between vegetation, hydrology and sedimentary environment. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 141, 83–102
Montoya, E., Rull, V. and van Geel, B. (2010) Non-pollen palynomorphs from surface sediments along an altitudinal transect of the Venezuelan Andes. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 297, 169–183

Description: Hyaline, spheroidal, and flattened zygospores or aplanospores, with pits all over the surface.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: In layers of the Younger Dryas

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Shallow open water / Mesotrophic to eutrophic conditions