Ricciisporites tuberculatus Lundbl.

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001892

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:1892

Author: A. B. Lundblad

Rank: species

Genus: Ricciisporites Lundbl.

Reference: Lundblad, B. (1954): Contributions to the geological history of the Hepaticae. Fossil Marchantiales from the Rhaetic-Liassic coal-mines of Skromberga (Prov. of Scania), Sweeden.Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 48(2): 381–417, pls I–IV.

Page of description: 401

Illustrations or figures: pl. IV, figs 8–9

Name is type for


Holotype S075181, Palaeobotanical Collections, Department of Palaeobiology, the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden
Figures: pl. IV, figs 8–9

Note: Inventory number according to Rhaetian and Jurassic plants of Scania database of Naturhistoriska riksmuseet:

Original diagnosis/description

Spore tetrad with a diameter of about 108 μ, consisting of spores approximately 50 μ in diameter. The surface of the spore has very strong tubercles, about 6 μ wide (three measurements), and a reticulum with areolae about 5 μ wide (4–7 μ; three measurements). – PI. IV: 8–9.


Jurassic, Lower Jurassic


Skromberga, roof of upper coal bed

Plant fossil remain

pollen and spores


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