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Spirosyncolpites spiralis

Magnoliopsida - Fabales - Fabaceae

Taxonomy
Spirosyncolpites spiralis was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-96-579 (Catatumbo). Loc: 32.2X124 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts. It is the type species of Spirosyncolpites.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Spirosyncolpites spiralis González-Guzmán p. 45 figs. XVI Figs. 1-1c

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderFabalesBromhead 1838
familyFabaceaeLindley 1836
genusSpirosyncolpites
speciesspiralis

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 'syncolpate', (furrow forming a helix often not clearly visible), spheroidal-subspheroidal; furrow C α 1, C β 1, C γ 1; sculpture conspicuously and coarsely reticulate; lumina of equal size. Muri simplibaculate. Grain probably semitectate. Diameter of lumina about 6-7 μ; width of murk about 1.5-3 μ. Exine about 7.5 μ thick. Wall semitectate.