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Retitricolpites minutus

Taxonomy
Retitricolpites minutus was named by Kedves (1999). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-49-578 (Catatumbo). Loc: 114.6X36.4 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Retitricolpites minutus González-Guzmán p. 32 figs. Plate III Figs. 5-5a
1999Retitricolpites minutus Kedves p. 32 figs. Plate III Figs. 5-5a

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

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-subprolate; furrow C α 2, C β 2, C γ 1; sculpture type reticulate, simplibaculate (diameter of lumina 1 μ). Furrows provided with a margo. Thickness of exine 1.3 μ; ectexine thicker than endexine. Grain semitectate. Polar area rather small.