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Foveotricolpites santanderianus

Taxonomy
Tricolpites santanderianus was named by Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis (1966). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is F-I-73 Col. S.G.N. (HB-284), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Foveotricolpites santanderianus by Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis (1966).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Tricolpites santanderianus Van der Hammen p. 94 figs. Plate 8
1966Foveotricolpites santanderianus Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis
1966Tricolpites santanderianus Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis p. 94 figs. Plate 8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumCycadophytanae
RankNameAuthor
phylumMagnoliophytaCronquist et al.
genusFoveotricolpitesPierce 1961
speciessantanderianus()

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
T. Van der Hammen and C. Garcia de Mutis 1966Tricolpate and psilate to foveolate, but it appears that the majority of what seem to be 'foveolae', in reality are a sort of alveolae between the columellae. Columellae very distinct and large. Thickness of the exine up to 3-4 μ. Size ± 53 μ.