Blades

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Fig. 1. Blades, costae and costellae, linear-elongate ornaments of lamellar-perforate shells. A: Neouvigerina porrecta (Brady), lateral view;(Hottinger, 2006; fig. 23a [1] CC/BY-NC-SA)

Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

BLADES - plate-like, strongly protruding, short or long costae.



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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