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elater

  1. a cell in which the wall is reinforced by spiral bands of thickening whose function is to assist in the discharge of spores in liverworts in response to high humidity.
  2. an appendage of horsetail spores, whose function is similar to (1).
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Key words: Allactaga elater, Allactaga toussi, cox1, cytb, molecular phylogeny
an ever bubbling fountain in the center of the soul, an elater [i.e., drive or to drive] or spring of motion" (p.
4 05-05 to 06-23 Elater abruptus Say 2 07-21 to 07-30 Hemicrepidius bilobatus (Say) 7 08-06 to 08-18 Hemicrepidius memnonius (Herbst) 8 07-15 to 08-12 Lacon discoidea (Weber) 2 06-16 Melanotus castanipes (Paykull) 2 06-03 to 06-09 Melanotus morosus Candeze 1 07-07 Melanotus sagittarius (LeConte) 1 05-26 Melanotus similis (Kirby) 13 06-03 to 09-22 Melanotus sp.
Short Tailed Gerbil Desmodillus auricularis, Nel 1967; Pouched Mouse Saccostomus campestris, Ellison 1993; Small Five-toed Jerboa Allactaga elater, Williams's Jerboa A.
Each Equisetum spore has four strap-like structures called elaters attached to the spore surface at a common point (Hauke, 1963).