Sieve plate

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Fig. 1. The pore and its organic constituents. A: a pore in an inner chamber covered by an outer whorl, according to Leutenegger (1977), schematic, not to scale.; (Hottinger, 2006; fig. 20)[1] CC/BY-NC-SA)


Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

SIEVE PLATE – a calcified disk with minute perforations closing the pore as a continuation of the median layer that separates primary inner and outer lamellas.


See also


References

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

Leutenegger (1977),Ultrastructure de Foraminifères perforés et imperforés ainsi que de leur symbiotes, Cahiers de Micropaléontologie, Paris, fasc. 3-1977, 52 p. + 54 pls.

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