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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-72D

Category: Animalia

Sub-category: Cladocera

Taxonomical identification: Eurycercus cf. lamellatus

First publication: van Geel, B., Hallewas, D.P. and Pals, J.P. (1983) A Late Holocene deposit under the Westfriese Zeedijknear Enkhuizen (Prov of Noord-Holland, The Netherlands): palaeoecological and archaeological aspects. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynolynology 38, 269–335

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

Description: Postabdominal claw, 105–268 µm long, 116–140 µm in diameter, two rows of short hairs and two basal appendages; The proximal 15–35 µm long; The distal 21–75 µm long; Fragments of postabdomina hyaline, dorsal margin ending in a characteristic row of 10–15 µm long wedge-shaped denticles, 3–6 µm broad at the base.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: A species of oligotrophic pools

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Eutrophic conditions