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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: UAB-18A

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Bactrodesmium

Similar: UG-1091

First publication: Revelles, J., Burjachs, F. and van Geel, B. (2016) Pollen and non-pollen palynomorphs fromthe Early Neolithic settlement of La Draga (Girona, Spain). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 225, 1–20

Other publication/s: Revelles, J. and van Geel, B. (2016) Human impact and ecological changes in lakeshore environments. The contribution of non-pollen palynomorphs in Lake Banyoles (NE Iberia). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 232, 81–97

Description: Fungal spores, ellipsoid, 37.5–47.5 (–55) x 25–32.5 µm, unequally and asymmetrically 4-celled, thick walled, slightly constricted at the septa, basal cell sub-hyaline and truncated.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: Soil erosion phase

Co-occurence: UAB-17, UAB-18B

Modern occurence: Occur on wood and bark of various deciduous trees.

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Presence of dead wood