Supplemental foramen

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  • according to Hottinger (2006):

SUPPLEMENTAL FORAMEN - an orifice produced by a strongly folded toothplate within a protoforamen. May be completely discrete from the protoforamen, as in Siphogenerinoides.


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

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