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Retistephanocolporites festivus

Taxonomy
Retistephanocolporites festivus was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-9-582 (Catatumbo) Loc: 43.9X126.6 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Retistephanocolporites festivus González-Guzmán

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RankNameAuthor
genusRetistephanocolporitesVan der Hammen and Wijmstra 1966
RankNameAuthor
speciesfestivus

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. E. González-Guzmán 1967Pollen grain stephanocolporate, subspheroidal: furrow C α 2, C β 1, C γ 2; pore P α 2b, P β 2, P γ 1; sculpture type reticulate (maximum diameter of lumina 0.8 μ). Thickness of exine about 1 μ; ectexine thicker than endexine. Polar area about 22.5 μ. Pore surrounded by an annulus and in some grains a vestibulum-like structure visible. Wall semitectate.