Canrightiopsis dinisii E.M.Friis, G.W.Grimm, M.M.Mendes et K.R.Pedersen

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001993

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:1993

Authors: E. M. Friis, G. W. Grimm, M. M. Mendes & K. R. Pedersen

Rank: species

Genus: Canrightiopsis E.M.Friis, G.W.Grimm, M.M.Mendes et K.R.Pedersen

Reference: Friis, E. M., Grimm, G. W., Mendes, M. M. & Pedersen, K. R. (2015): Canrightiopsis, a new Early Cretaceous fossil with Clavatipollenites-type pollen bridge the gap between extinct Canrightia and extant Chloranthaceae. – Grana 54(3): 184–212.

Page of description: 192

Illustrations or figures: figs 6, 9, 13

Types

Holotype P0311, Geological Museum of Lisbon, Portugal
Figures: figs 6A, B, F, 9A–C, 13A–D

Note: Holotype from the sample Chicalhão 125.

Paratype: P0312 (sample Chicalhão 125).

Original diagnosis/description

Fruit almost spherical. Endotesta thick, stigmatic area distinct.

Etymology

In honour of Jorge Manuel Leitão Dinis for his contribution to the Cretaceous geology of Portugal.

Stratigraphy

Cretaceous, Lower Cretaceous
late Aptian-early Albian, Famalicão Member of the Figueira da Foz Formation

Locality

Portugal
Chicalhão opencast clay pit complex near Juncal (39° 35ʹ 34.8ʺ N 08° 54ʹ 19.2ʺ W)

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood