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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: UG-1206

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: cf. Acroconidiellina loudetiae

First publication: Gelorini, V., Verbeken, A., van Geel, B., Cocqyt, C. and Vershuren, D. (2011) Modern non-pollen palynomorphs from East African lake sediments. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 164, 143–173

Other publication/s: Ellis, M.B. (1976) More dematiaceous Hyphomycetes. Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew, Surrey

Description: Conidia ellipsoid, subequally and subsymmetrically 2-celled, brown, 16–20 × 13 μm, with small echinae (ca. 1 μm), thick-walled, sometimes slightly constricted at the septum. It is not always clear that it concerns conidia because the point of attachment can be indistinct due to unfavourable orientation.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Acroconidiellina loudetiae occurs in Tanzania and can be found on leaves of Loudetia arundinacea (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Steud. in grassland vegetation (Ellis, 1976).

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information