Morphological terms describing discoidal radiolarians

Kaoru Ogane, Noritoshi Suzuki

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Abstract

Discoidal radiolarians have been described by several authors. However, their terminology has not yet been adequately defined, and additional terms are necessary for adequate description. In this paper we summarize the definition of 16 existing morphological terms and propose 35 new, which we believe are useful to describe discoidal radiolarians. The terminology summarized here makes it possible to describe the structure of discoidal radiolarians clearly and can be applied in future work.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-104
Number of pages8
JournalRevue de Micropaleontologie
Volume49
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • Discoidal
  • Radiolaria
  • Skeletal structures
  • Terminology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Palaeontology

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