Laevigatosporites tibuensis Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001 (fern)

Polypodiopsida - Polypodiaceae

Synonym: Psilamonoletes tibui Van der Hammen 1956

Full reference: C. A. Jaramillo and D. L. Dilcher. 2001. Middle Paleogene palynology of Central Colombia, South America: A study of pollen and spores from tropical latitudes. Palaeontographica Abteilung B 258(4-6):87-213

Belongs to Laevigatosporites according to C. A. Jaramillo and D. L. Dilcher 2001

See also González-Guzmán 1967

Sister taxa: Laevigatosporites arcotensis, Laevigatosporites belfordii, Laevigatosporites cognatus, Laevigatosporites discordatus, Laevigatosporites gracilis, Laevigatosporites haardti, Laevigatosporites irritans, Laevigatosporites lakiensis, Laevigatosporites major, Laevigatosporites neddeni, Laevigatosporites ovatus, Laevigatosporites plicatus, Laevigatosporites punctatus, Laevigatosporites traversei, Laevigatosporites vulgaris

Type specimens:

  • Laevigatosporites tibuensis: UFP 6, 6.6 x 91.1, a microspore
  • Psilamonoletes tibui:

Average measurements (in mm): microspore diameter 0.029


• Miocene of Colombia (1 collection)

• Eocene of Colombia (34)

• Paleocene of Colombia (8)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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