The paleoecological significance of ovoidites

  title={The paleoecological significance of ovoidites},
  author={Fredrick J. Rich and D. W. Kuehn and T D Davies},
Abstract Ovaraoidites is an ovoid zygospore or aplanospore of the Zygnemataceae which is found in sediments of Cretaceous to Holocene age. Spores typically exhibit a prominent line of dehis‐cence that allows them to split in half lengthwise. The variety of sizes, shapes, and sculpturing suggests that several natural species may be included within Ovoidites. Studies of sediment cores from marine, brackish, and freshwater sequences beneath islands in Florida Bay and at the mouth of the Harney… CONTINUE READING