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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: No information

Category: Helminths

Sub-category: Nematoda

Taxonomical identification: Dioctophyma sp.

First publication: No information

Other publication/s: Le Bailly, M., Leuzinger, U., Schlichtherle, H. and Bouchet, F. (2007) « Crise économique » au Néolithique á la transition Pfӱn-Horgen (3400 BC): contribution de la paléoparasitologie. Anthropozoologica 42, 175–185

Description: Egg shell, 78 × 43 μm

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: In samples from archaeological sites.

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: This roundworm affects fish eating mammals, particularly mink and dogs.