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Verrutricolpites irregularis

Taxonomy
Verrutricolpites irregularis was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-96-579 (Catatumbo). Loc: 38.8X124.6 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Verrutricolpites irregularis González-Guzmán p. 29 figs. Plate VIII 4-4d

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumCycadophytanae
RankNameAuthor
phylumMagnoliophytaCronquist et al.
genusVerrutricolpitesPierce 1961
speciesirregularis

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. E. González-Guzmán 1967Pollen grain tricolpate, prolate; furrow C α 2, C β 3, C γ 2; sculpture type verrucate, and sometimes locally psilate. Furrows provided with a margo. Exine usually thicker in the equatorial area. Sometimes the furrows seem to be interrupted (if so, grain resembling a tricolporate grain). Maximum thickness of exine 3μ; ectexine thicker than endexine. Exine very irregular. Grain tektite. Polar area rather small.