foveolate


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foveolate

[′fō·vē·ə‚lāt]
(biology)
Having small depressions; pitted.
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The shell of Vaceuchelus species is small (length <10 mm), predominantly white and has a cancellate or foveolate sculpture.
2003): a psilo-lophate perispore with thin ridges limiting lacunae of foveolate or perforate surface (Fig.
The apical whorls are sculptured only with axial pliculae and subsequent whorls with both spiral cords and axial pliculae that interact to produce a cancellate or foveolate sculpture (not obviously beaded).
Monads, tetrads, and polyads are observed; the pollen size ranges from very small to medium (rarely large); and the tectum is perforate, (micro)reticulate, foveolate, psilate, or rugulate.