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Echinoidites problematicus

Taxonomy
Echinoidites problematicus was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-49-578 (Catatumbo). Loc: 115.4X41.2 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts. It is the type species of Echinoidites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Echinoidites problematicus González-Guzmán p. 62 figs. Plate XXVIII Figs. 4-4c

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RankNameAuthor
genusEchinoidites
RankNameAuthor
speciesproblematicus

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 probably elongated, irregular aperture. Sculpture type macroechinate. Spines about 145 μ long and at the base about 6.5 μ in diameter. Sometimes spines truncate. Thickness of exine about 2.5 μ.