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Nothofagidites acromegacanthus

Magnoliopsida - Fagales

Nothofagidites acromegacanthus was named by Menendez and Caccavari (1975) [Botanical affinity: Fagaceae (Nothofagus (tipo brassii))]. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is BAPB Prep. pal. N° 500, a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Nothofagidites acromegacanthus Menendez and Caccavari

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classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
orderFagalesEngler 1892
genusNothofagiditesPotonié 1960

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.

C. A. Menendez and M. A. Caccavari 1975Granos isopolares, estefanocolpados, peroblados, de 23 (25.50) 27.6 de diámetro, amb subangular a subcircular o angular. Colpos en número de (6) 7, con una profundidad de 2.3 (2.39) 2.5 µ y un engrosamiento de 0.5 (0.52) 0.6 µ, La exina con un espesor de 0.5 (0.55) 0.6 µ, se presenta cubierta de espinas de diámetro basal aproximadamente 0.6-0.9 µ en los polos de 0.3-0.4 µ en el ecuador y de 0.4 a 0.9 µ de largo, con una densidad de 72 (102.88) 109 en 100 µ² en los polos y de 97 (116.22) 133.7 en 100 µ² en el ecuador