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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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Botryococcus sp.Type: HdV-766

Category: Algae

Sub-category: Green algae

Taxonomical identification: Botryococcus sp.

First publication: Bakker, R. and van Smeerdijk, D.G. (1981) Een palaeoecologishe studie van het Ilperveld over de laatste 5000 jaar. Internal Report Hugo de Vries Laboratorium, no. 100, University of Amsterdam

Other publication/s:
Limaye, R.B., Kumaran, K.P.N., Nair, K.M. and Padmalal, D. (2007) Non-pollen palynomorphs as potential palaeoenvironmental indicators in the Late Quaternary sediments of the west coast of India. Current Science 92, 1370–1382
Medeanic, S., Zamora, N. and Medeanic, S., Zamora, N. and Correa, I.C.S. (2008) Non-Pollen Palynomorphs as environmental indicators in the surface samples from mangrove in Costa Rica. Revista Geológica de América Central 39, 27–51
Herrmann, M., Lu, X., Berking, J., Schutt, B., Yao, T. and Mosbrugger, V. (2010) Reconstructing Holocene vegetation and climate history of Nam Co area (Tibet), using pollen and other palynomorphs. Quaternary International 218, 45–57
Miola, A., Favaretto, S., Sostizzo, I., Valentini, G. and Asioli, A. (2010) Holocene salt marsh plant communities in the North Adriatic coastal plain (Italy) as reflected by pollen, non-pollen palynomorphs and plant macrofossil analyses. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19, 513–529

Description: Densely packed conical-cylindrical cells, 5–60 µm, radiating and branching from the centre of the roughly spherical colony.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Freshwater lakes, ponds an temporary pools

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information