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The microfossil collection includes marine microscopic plankton such as foraminifera and dinoflagellates but also ostracods and freshwater forms such as diatoms.

Terrestrial microfossils include pollen and spores produced by land plants.


In our collections of microfossils, we have an interesting collection of diatoms, microscopic diatoms, and all over 9,00...

Ostracods from the Silurian of Gotland

Ostracods are small, usually microscopic crustaceans

Mikroskopbild på vitt skal av encellig organism mot mörk bakgrund The Brotzen collection of foraminifera

Foraminifera are microscopic, marine, single-celled animals with chambers made up primarily of lime.