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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: t micro-22

Category: Testate amoebae

Taxonomical identification: Amphitrema

First publication: Kuhry, P. (1988) A palaeobotanical and palynological study of Holocene peat from the El Bosque mire. Located in a volcanic area of the Cordillera central of Colombia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 55, 19–72

Other publication/s: Hooghiemstra, H. (1984) Vegetational and climatic history of the high plain of Bogota, Colombia: A continuous record of the last 3.5 million years. Thesis. Univ. Amsterdam, Cramer, Vaduz, p.p. 368 [Also published as The Quaternary of Colombia, Vol.10, by T. van der Hammen (Editor), Amsterdam].

Description: Shell more or less cylindrical, with a pseudostoma at each end, opposite one another. Size: 55–50 x 41–31 µm (Hooghiemstra, 1984).

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information