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Retitricolporites profundus

Magnoliopsida -

Taxonomy
Retitricolporites profundus was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-10-583 (Catatumbo) Loc: 48.7X112.4 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Retitricolporites profundus González-Guzmán p. 40 figs. Plate X Figs. 5-5c

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
genusRetitricolporitesVan der Hammen and Wymstra 1964
speciesprofundus

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, subprolate; furrow C α 2, C β 2, C 𝝲 1; pore P α 3c, P β 1, P 𝝲2; sculpture type reticulate (-foveolate). Lumina diminishing towards furrows where sculpture becomes foveate. Diameter of lumina about 0.5-1 µ, murk simplibaculate. Wall semitectate. Furrows with distinct costar colpi. Sometimes pores not visible, and grains seemingly tricolpate. Thickness of exine 1.5-3.5 µ. Polar area rather large.