Entosolenian tube

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Fig. 1. Endosolen in Favulina melosquamosa (McCulloch), Gulf of Aqaba. Recent. SEM graphs. A: dissected specimen, oblique aboral view; B: lateral view; C: aboral view. a: aperture; et: endosolenian tube; (Hottinger, 2006; fig. 43)[1] CC/BY-NC-SA)

Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

ENTOSOLENIAN TUBE - (endosolen); a tube-like internal skeletal structure extending from the aperture in a proximal direction.




References

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

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