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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-737

Category: Animalia

Sub-category: Bryozoa

Taxonomical identification: Plumatella cf. fungosa

First publication: Bakker, R. and van Smeerdijk, D.G. (1982) A palaecological study of a Late Holocene section from 'Het Ilperweld', W. Netherlands. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 36, 95–163

Other publication/s: No information

Description: A: a pale brownish disc of ca. 255–265 x 286–336 µm, surrounded by a 5.5 µm thick wall showing a quadri- to sexangular cell pattern; B: floating body of ca. 296–357 x 367–438 µm, with 6–7 cells in linear arrangement on the pole and 4-5 rows of cells along its edge; Cells with conspicuous papillae, which are most conspicuous on the central parts; C: floating body of a size similar to HdV-737B, with ca. 10 rows of cells on the pole and 7 cell rows along the edge, cells with conspicuous papillae, which are most conspicuous on the central parts.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: Clay deposited in the bog

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Eutrophic fresh water