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Retisyncolporites aureus

Retisyncolporites aureus 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: 37.1X117.2 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts. It is the type species of Retisyncolporites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Retisyncolporites aureus González-Guzmán p. 46 figs. Plate XV Figs. 1-1b

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phylumMagnoliophytaCronquist et al.

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.

A. E. González-Guzmán 1967Pollen grain syncolporate, subangular; furrow C α 1, C β 2, C γ 1; pore P α 1, P β 2-3, P γ 2; sculpture type reticulate (diameter of lumina 1.6 μ). Lumina diminishing in size towards poles. Thickness of exine 1.4 μ; ectexine thicker than endexine. Muri simplibaculate and the wall semitectate. Transversal furrows and costar pori present.
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Eocene to the top of the Middle Eocene or 55.80000 to 37.20000 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Colombia (Norte de Santander) Retisyncolporites aureus (136759)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Colombia (Norte de Santander) Retisyncolporites aureus (136828)