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Retimonocolpites splendidus

Taxonomy
Retimonocolpites splendidus was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-48-576 (Catatumbo) Loc: 47.7X122.6 (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
1967Retimonocolpites splendidus González-Guzmán p. 52 figs. Plate XXV Figs. 5-5c

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomEmbryophyta
phylumAngiospermae
RankNameAuthor
genusRetimonocolpitesPierce 1961
speciessplendidus

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 monocolpate, globular to ellipsoid; furrow C α 1, C β 2, C 𝝲1; sculpture type reticulate, muri simplibaculate, tectum perforate. Diameter of lumina 0.5 µ. Thickness of exine 2.5 µ; ectexine thicker than endexine.