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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-418

Category: Algae

Taxonomical identification: Mougeotia sp.

Similar: HdV-133-HdV-139, HdV-313

First publication: Kuhry, P. (1997) The palaeoecology ot a treed bog in western boreal Canada: a study based on microfossils, macrofossils and physico-chemical properties. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 96, 183–224

Other publication/s: No information

Description: Heterogeneous group of quadratic zygospores with surfaces smooth, pitted or with an irregular pattern of ridges.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: These algal microfossils found in low quantities in the lower portions of both the Beauval and Gypsumville cores.

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Indicative of stagnant, shallow, open water, at least during the spring season.