Arecipites regio Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001

Monocotyledoneae - Arecales

Synonym: Retimonocolpites regio Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis 1966

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 Arecipites according to C. A. Jaramillo and D. L. Dilcher 2001

See also Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis 1966

Sister taxa: Arecipites asymmetricus, Arecipites microfoveolatus, Arecipites minutiscabratus, Arecipites punctatus, Arecipites subverrucatus, Arecipites waitakiensis

Type specimens:

  • Arecipites regio: UFP 4, 7.6 x 85.3, a microspore (Pollen grain)
  • Retimonocolpites regio: Slide F-I-73, Col. S.G.N. (HB-284), a seed repro (Pollen grain).

Ecology: "photoautotroph"


• Eocene of Colombia (2 collections)

• Paleocene of Colombia (11)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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