Advolute chamber arrangement

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Fig. 1. Advolute whorl in agglutinated planispiral shell of Labrospira jeffreysii (Williamson). SEM, from Hottinger et al., 1993.; ws: whorl suture. (Hottinger, 2006; fig. 3 [1] CC/BY-NC-SA)


  • according to Hottinger (2006):

ADVOLUTE CHAMBER ARRANGEMENT - in those spirally coiled forms where the chamber lumina of a whorl cover laterally those of the preceding whorl to a considerable extent, but not entirely, on one or both sides.

See also


Hottinger (2006), Illustrated glossary of terms used in foraminiferal research. Carnets de Géologie, Memoir 2, ISSN 1634-0744

Hottinger L., Halicz E. & Reiss Z. (1993), Recent Foraminiferida from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea.- Opera SAZU, Ljubljana, 33, 179 p. + 230 pls.

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