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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-66

Category: Algae

Taxonomical identification: Penium / Tetraedron cf. minimum

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: No information

Description: Hyaline, isodiametric, 19–34 µm in diameter; Wall undulating to form 2–5 µm high protuberances. The smaller specimens (19–21 µm) have 8 or 12 protuberances, but the bigger ones (30–34 µm) regularly have 8 protuberances.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Mesotrophic conditions