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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: t micro-424

Category: Animalia

Sub-category: Porifera

Taxonomical identification: Porifera sponges

Similar: HdV-220

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: Spongillidae spicules

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: Spicules of freshwater sponges are abundant in zones B and C at the Beauval site and zones O and A at the Gypsumville site, corresponding with the presence of eutrophic to mesotrophic open waters.

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information