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Arcotriporites asteroides

Taxonomy
Arcotriporites asteroides was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-73-574 (Catatumbo). Loc: 49.3X118.9 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts. It is the type species of Arcotriporites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Arcotriporites asteroides González-Guzmán p. 58 figs. Plate XII Figs. 5-5d

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RankNameAuthor
genusArcotriporites
RankNameAuthor
speciesasteroides

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 triporate; subangular-subspheroidal; pore P α 2, P β 3, P γ 2; sculpture type echinate-scabrate. Pores provided with costae pori. Maximum thickness of exine 3.2 μ; endexine thicker than ectexine. Wall intestate. Grain provided with 'arci'.