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Longapertites brasiliensis

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Taxonomy
Longapertites brasiliensis was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-579-96 (Catatumbo) Loc: 42.3X126.5 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Longapertites brasiliensis González-Guzmán p. 53 figs. Plate XXV Figs. 1-1a

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomEmbryophyta
phylumAngiospermae
subclassMonocotyledoneae
RankNameAuthor
orderArecalesBromhead 1840
genusLongapertites
speciesbrasiliensis

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 with long aperture extending across about 2/3 of greatest circumference. Tectum perforate. Sculpture type foveate to fossulate. Sometimes grains united in tetrads or larger irregular aggregates. External walls of such aggregates thicker than inner walls. Aperturoid area on inner face of grain present. Exine about 2-3 μ thick. Lumina of sculptural pattern about 2 μ.