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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-364Type: HdV-364

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Thecaphora 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:
Vánky, K. (1994) European Smut Fungi. Gustav Fischer Verlag. Stuttgart, Jena, New York
Carrión, J.S. and Navarro, C. (2002) Cryptogam spores and other non-pollen microfossils as sources of palaeoecological information: case studies from Spains. Annales Botanici Fennici 39, 1–14

Description: Basidiospore groups of 3–6 cells, each cell 10–13 µm in diameter, with 2.5–3 µm wide pore, small protuberances on the surface, densely distributed.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: In the same part as pollen of Papillonaceae (Fabaceae) are present.

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: On higher plants (Leguminosae and Convolvulaceae).

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Presence of higher herbs