Equatorial section

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Fig. 1. Chamber arrangement and apertural face. Schematic, not to scale. In part after Hottinger, 2000; 13: planispiral-fusiform: A: axial section, E: equatorial section. Black arrow: direction of growth; white arrow: direction of movement; col: columella; (Hottinger, 2006; fig. 37 [1] CC/BY-NC-SA)

Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

EQUATORIAL SECTION - a slice of the test in the equatorial plane.




References

Hottinger (2000), Functional morphology of benthic foraminiferal shells, envelopes of cells beyond measure. In: Lee J.J. & Hallock P. (eds.), Advances in biology of Foraminifera, Micropaleontology, New York, vol. 46, suppl. 1, p. 57-86.

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

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