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- according to Hottinger (2006):
SURFACE OF ATTACHMENT - in permanently attached (sessile) shells the surface that is fixed to and casts the substrate. Tiny supplementary sutural apertures in the surface of attachment may indicate that the cell produces some kind of organic glue to stabilize the shell on its substrate.
Hottinger (2006), Illustrated glossary of terms used in foraminiferal research. Carnets de Géologie, Memoir 2, ISSN 1634-0744