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Monocolpopollenites ovatus

Taxonomy
Monocolpopollenites ovatus was named by Jaramillo and Dilcher (2001) [Type locality: Piñalerita Creek near Sabanalarga. PaleoDB number: 28438. ]. It is not extant. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is UFP 10, 6.6 x 85.5, a microspore (Pollen grain).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Monocolpopollenites ovatus Jaramillo and Dilcher

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumCycadophytanae
RankNameAuthor
phylumMagnoliophytaCronquist et al.
genusMonocolpopollenitesPflug and Thomson 1953
speciesovatus

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
C. A. Jaramillo and D. L. Dilcher 2001Monosulcate, mid sized (32 - 60 µm), trapezoidal with angular borders (egg-like), colpus long, ends widely rounded, tectate, micropitted densely, sometimes sparsely scabrate.
Measurements
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Paleocene to the top of the Middle Eocene or 58.70000 to 37.20000 Ma

Collections (37 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8Colombia Monocolpopollenites ovatus (28435 28438 28440 28563 28565 28567 28568)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Colombia Monocolpopollenites ovatus (28772 28773 29080 29142 29143 29144 29145 29151 29153)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Colombia Monocolpopollenites ovatus (28775 28776 28861 28862 28863 28864 28865 28866 29073 29074 29075 29076 29077 29078 29079 29146 29148 29155 29156 29157 29158)