Polyvalent individuals

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  • according to Hottinger (2006):

POLYVALENT INDIVIDUALS - (polyvalent tests, twins or triplets) - individuals with two or more megalospheric embryos belonging probably to the same clone, with a common late growth stage. Accidental association, not related to gamontogamy.


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

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