Non-Pollen Palynomorph Image Database


...“extra fossils“ in pollen slides


NPP type

Taxonomical Group


Type description

van Geel 1972: no description provided

van Geel 1978: several types of animal remains were encountered that later appeared to be parts of mites. Tarsus (often + tibia): 36.b; claw: 36.c; chela: 36.d and 36.e.

Quamar et al 2021: photo of HdV-36b is wrongly given as HdV-17b


First publication

van Geel B (1978) A palaeoecological study of Holocene peat bog sections in Germany and the Netherlands, based on the analysis of pollen, spores and macro- and microscopic remains of fungi, algae cormophytes and anymals. Rev. Palaeobot. Palynol. 25:1-120.

Acari (Oribatida)


HdV-36_Quamar et al 2021 (by MD FIROZE QUAMAR Quamar)

HdV-36_chela of oribatid mite (by Lyudmila Shumilovskikh)

HdV-36_oribatid mite (by Lyudmila Shumilovskikh)