- according to Hottinger (2006):
ALVEOLAR LAYER - layer of alveoles in lateral chamber walls forming diagnostic exoskeletal structures lacking a differentiation into beams and rafters as well as polygonal subepidermal patterns; distinct from subepidermal, polygonal networks or keriothecal textures.
Hottinger (2006), Illustrated glossary of terms used in foraminiferal research. Carnets de Géologie, Memoir 2, ISSN 1634-0744
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