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Magnotetradites magnus

Taxonomy
Tetradites magnus was named by Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis (1966). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide 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 Magnotetradites magnus by Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis (1966).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Tetradites magnus Van der Hammen p. 99 figs. Plate 10
1966Magnotetradites magnus Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis
1966Tetradites magnus Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis p. 99 figs. Plate 10

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genusMagnotetradites
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speciesmagnus()

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 1966The holotype can be found in slide F-I-73 Col. S.G.N. (HB-284); coal, region of Lebrija, Paleocene, Zone C. Tetrades. Size 72X67 μ. Exine is very thick, 4-5 μ. Sculpture irregular, ± fossulate (-foveolate); exine slightly undulating. No apertures can be distinguished.