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Psilatricolporites optimus

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Taxonomy
Psilatricolporites optimus was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-7-496 (Catatumbo) Loc: 40.1X120.4 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Psilatricolporites optimus González-Guzmán p. 37 figs. Plate IX Figs. 3-3b

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
genusPsilatricolporitesPierce 1961
speciesoptimus

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 tricolporate, prolate; furrow C α 4, C β 2, C γ 1; pore P α 2c, P β 1, P γ 1; sculpture type psilate. Colummellae clearly visible; tectum perforate. Thickness of exine about 2.5 μ; ectexine thicker than endexine. Diameter of columellae about 1-1.5 μ.