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Perfotricolpites digitatus

Magnoliopsida - Solanales - Convolvulaceae

Taxonomy
Perfotricolpites digitatus was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-38-434 (Catatumbo). Loc: 37.7X110.9 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts. It is the type species of Perfotricolpites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Perfotricolpites digitatus González-Guzmán p. 34 figs. Plate VI Figs. 1-1f

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderSolanalesJussieu 1820
familyConvolvulaceaede Jussieu 1789
genusPerfotricolpites
speciesdigitatus

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, subspheroidal; furrow C α 1, C β 2, C γ 1; sculpture type psilate. Furrows rather wide. Extexine thicker than endexine. Columellae digitate and exine with perforate tectum. Thickness of exine about 4μ, diameter of the 'lumina' < 1μ. Polar area 10μ. Length of columellae about 3μ.