Pseudospine

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Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

PSEUDORBITOID LAYER - (murica; spine, pars auct.); a pointed conical, or elongated spine-like, usually solid but sometimes hollow, inflational ornament feature. Compare: spine; acicular spine; canaliculate spine.

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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