Non-Pollen Palynomorphs Image Database


...“extra fossils“ in pollen slides


(sub-)fossil type

Taxonomical Group


Type description

Van Geel et al. 2003a: These ascospores are uniseptate (with an indistinct, thin median septum), ellipsoidal, 38–41 X 18–21 μm in size, with a ca. 1 μm wide, slightly protruding pore at both ends.


First publication

van Geel B, Buurman J, Brinkkemper O, Schelvis J, Aptroot A, van Reenen G, Hakbijl T (2003) Environmental reconstruction of a Roman Period settlement site in Uitgeest (The Netherlands), with special reference to coprophilous fungi. J. Archaeol. Sci. 30:873-883.

Arnium imitans-type /A. spp.

correspondance to recent taxa

Arnium imitans-type (by Schlütz Frank)