wood and charcoalarchaeobotany; plant macrofossilsfossil insects; archaeoentomologymolluscspalaeohydrology and climateanimal bone; zooarchaeologypollen; palynologyhuman bone; osteoarchaeologyintestinal parasite


Mollusca (snails) are invertebrate animals that are ubiquitous in many terrestrial and aquatic habitats, both freshwater and saline. Mollusca are characterised by the shape and colour of their distinctive shells, which are formed of calcium carbonate. more



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Irish Palaeoecology and Environmental Archaeology Network

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