NON-COAXIAL (= PLUMOSE)
MONOMEROUS THALLI

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Click here for the monomerous thalli, here for the coaxial thalli, and here for the dimerous thalli.

RECENT FOSSIL

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Non-coaxial (=plumose) core filaments occur in monomerous thalli and are characterized by basal core filaments which are NOT arranged in tears.
RECENT FOSSIL
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In opposite to the Recent example, the original cell walls of the fossil SEM-sample are leached and cell lumina are filled by sparry calcite.

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