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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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UG-1343Type: UG-1343

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: cf. Cirrenalia sp.

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: No information

Description: Conidia spiral-shaped, subglobose, unequally and asymmetrically 8-celled, brown, 31 μm in diameter, smooth, thick-walled, slightly constricted at the septa; cells increasing in diameter from base to end.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Fourteen species are described in the genus Cirrenalia, of which 7 species are marine lignicolous and 7 are terrestrial, mostly occurring on bark and wood and often in wet habitats.

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information