Autogamy

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Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

AUTOGAMY - a process of sexual reproduction where amoeboid gametes from the same gamont mate (in foraminifera within the mother shell) to form a zygote. May be combined with ogamy.

See also

References

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

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