foveolate


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foveolate

[′fō·vē·ə‚lāt]
(biology)
Having small depressions; pitted.
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The pollen is of medium size for both genera, tricolporate, zonoaperturate, prolatespheroid to subprolate, isopolar radial symmetry, tectate, dug, foveolate, with columelas.
Dorsum of head densely sculptured with very small, shallow foveolate punctures, broadly separated; mid dorsum to almost all of promesonotum with dense, fine longitudinal striations mixed with scattered small punctures, periphery of promesonottum, dorsal and posterior face of propodeum and petiole densely reticulated.
regularly branched trichomes, leaves and cataphylls withvestigial stipules (at least as seedlings), peltate megasporophylls without spine- or horn-like projections and foveolate pollen (Stevenson 1992, Jones 2002).
The shell of Vaceuchelus species is small (length <10 mm), predominantly white and has a cancellate or foveolate sculpture.
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).