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Papillamonocolpites splendens

Taxonomy
Papillamonocolpites splendens 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: 113.6X47.5 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts. It is the type species of Papillamonocolpites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Papillamonocolpites splendens González-Guzmán p. 51 figs. Plate XXVI Figs. 1-1b

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RankNameAuthor
genusPapillamonocolpites
RankNameAuthor
speciessplendens

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 1967Grain monocolpate (more conspicuously so in other specimens, than the holotype, which are, however, not so well preserved); furrow C 1, C 1b, C 1; sculpture type between between 'echinate' and 'clavate'. Sculptural elements mammiform 6.5 μ high, diameter at the base about 3.5 μ. Thickness of exine (excl. of sculpture) about 1.5 μ. Grain apparently tectate.