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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-62

Category: Algae

Taxonomical identification: Zygnemataceae

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 Palynology 25, 1–120

Other publication/s: Kurhy, P. (1985) Transgressions of a raised bog across a coverstand ridge originally covered with an oak-lime forest. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 44, 313–353

Description: Spores (zygospores or aplanospores) hyaline, globose, flattened, often folded, 50 × 45 µm, with dents about 2 µm deep and about 2 µm in diameter over the whole surface, 2–8 µm apart.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Shallow open water / Mesotrophic conditions