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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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Type: HdV-353D

Category: Animalia

Taxonomical identification: Rhabdocoela / Turbellaria

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., 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
Frey, D.G. (1964) Remains of animals in Quaternary lake and bog sediments and their interpretation. Arch. Hydrobiol. Beitr. 2, 1–114

Description: Cocoon saccate, but torn apart into polygonal structures, 90–150 µm in length; Wall ca. 0.5 µm thick, smooth. Specific identification of these microfossils is highly desirable, because Frey (1964) reports a restricted temperature range of some of the species.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Aquatic environment