Supraembryonic area

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  • according to Hottinger (2006):

SUPRAEMBRYONIC AREA - in advanced orbitolinids a circular area at the apex of the shell above the megalosphere, formed by a subdivided annular deuteroconch.

See also


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

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