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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: UG-1312

Category: Unknown

Taxonomical identification: No information

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: Chardez, D. (1964) Thécamoebiens (Rhizopodes testacés). In: Symoens, J.-J. (Ed.), Exploration Hydrobiologique du Bassin du Lac Bangweolo et du Luapula: Résultats scientifiques, Thécamoebiens, 10(2). Cercle Hydrobiologique de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, pp. 1–77

Description: Globose, yellow, 22 μm in diameter, smooth, slightly thick-walled; with a possible circular central aperture/hole (ca. 10 μm). This microfossil superficially resembles the testate amoeba Arcella, which is clearly larger (ca. 100–130 μm) and has a nucleus (Chardez, 1964).

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information