Laevigatosporites tibuensis Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001 (ferns)

Pteridopsida

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 belfordii, Laevigatosporites discordatus, Laevigatosporites gracilis, Laevigatosporites haardti, Laevigatosporites major, Laevigatosporites neddeni, Laevigatosporites ovatus, 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

Distribution:

• Miocene of Colombia (1 collection)

• Eocene of Colombia (30)

• Paleocene of Colombia (7)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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