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Contact: Joerg Pross
Goethe University Frankfurt

Dinoflagellate Cyst

Caption: This is a characteristic dinoflagellate cyst about 50 micrometers found in sediments dating back to the early Oligocene (33 million years ago).

Credit: Courtesy of Alexander Houben

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