Pseudoumbilicus

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Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

PSEUDOUMBILICUS (false umbilicus, pars.auct.) - externally visible, extra-axial, narrow or wide, cup-shaped space between an infolded distal wall below main cameral aperture and the adjacent coil, mimicking an umbilicus. Usually leads into an uncovered spiral umbilical canal. Compare: umbilicus; umbilical bowl; umbilical depression.

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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