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Retitricolpites simplex

Taxonomy
Retitricolpites simplex was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-72-478 (Catatumbo). Loc: 33.2X125.4 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Retitricolpites simplex González-Guzmán p. 31 figs. Plate 2 Figs. 1-1h

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumCycadophytanae
RankNameAuthor
phylumMagnoliophytaCronquist et al.
genusRetitricolpitesVan der Hammen 1956
speciessimplex

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 1, C β 2, C γ 1. Sculpture type reticulate (diameter of lumina 0.8 μ). Grain semitectate. Furrows with costae colpi. Thickness of exine about 1.7 μ; ectexine thicker than endexine. Muri simplibaculate. Polar area very small.