Retitrescolpites magnus Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001


Synonym: Retitricolpites magnus González-Guzmán 1967 [replaced name]

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

See also González-Guzmán 1967

Sister taxa: Retitrescolpites assamicus, Retitrescolpites baculatus, Retitrescolpites irregularis, Retitrescolpites minor, Retitrescolpites peculiaris, Retitrescolpites saturum

Type specimens:

  • Retitrescolpites magnus: UFP 38, 19.4 x 88.8, a microspore (pollen grain). Its type locality is Pinalerita UFP 34, Llanos foothills, COlombia, which is in an Eocene fluvial-deltaic siliciclastic in the Areniscas de el Limbo Formation of Colombia.
  • Retitricolpites magnus: Slide F-III-55-596 (Catatumbo). Loc: 50.8X120.5 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain).


• Eocene to Oligocene of Peru (1 collection)

• Eocene of Colombia (11), Venezuela (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.