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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-35

Category: Protista

Taxonomical identification: Dinoflagellata

First publication: van Geel, B. (1978) A palaeoecological study of Holocene peat bog sections in Germany and the Netherlands, based on the analysis of pollen, spores and macro- and microscopic remains of fungi, algae cormophytes and anymals. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynlogy 25, 1–120

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
van Geel, B. and Middeldorp, A.A. (1988) Vegetational history of carbury Bog (Co. Kildare, Ireland) during the last 850 years and a test of the temperature indicator value of 2H/1H measurements of peats samples in relation to historical sources and meteorological data. New Phytologist 109, 377–392
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

Description: Globose or oval structures with psilate wall, about 0.5 µm thick, fractured in a pentagonal or hexagonal pattern, greatest diameter 80–220 µm.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Wet, meso- to oligotrophic conditions