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Retistephanocolpites minutus

Taxonomy
Retistephanocolpites minutus was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-15-600 (Catatumbo). Loc: 39.2X113.9 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Retistephanocolpites minutus González-Guzmán p. 44 figs. Plate VIII Figs. 4-4c

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumCycadophytanae
RankNameAuthor
phylumMagnoliophytaCronquist et al.
genusRetistephanocolpitesLeidelmeyer 1966
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 stephanocolpate; prolate: furrow C α 2, C β 2-3, C γ 1; sculpture type micro-reticulate (maximum diameter of lumina < 0.5 μ). Furrows provided with a margo. Thickness of exine about 1 μ; ectexine thicker than endexine. Muri simplibaculate and grain probably tektite. Sometimes the grains are tricolpate. Polar area rather small to medium-sized.