Jayantisporites pseudozonatus Lele et Makada

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002750

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2750

Authors: K. M. Lele & R. Makada

Rank: species

Genus: Jayantisporites Lele et Makada

Reference: Lele, K. M. & Makada, R. (1972): Studies in the Talchir Flora of India – 7. Palynology of the Talchir Formation from Jayanti Coalfield, Bihar. – Geophytology 2(1): 41–73., link

Page of description: 49

Illustrations or figures: text-figs 5, 6, 6A, pl. 1, figs 6–13

Name is type for

Jayantisporites Lele et Makada 1972


Original diagnosis/description

Miospores subtriangular, 70–80 × 80–95 μ in size; trilete mark distinct; exine proximally laevigate to infrapunctate or infragranulose, distally bearing smooth to granulose finger-like long processess ranging from spines to bacula with obtuse to conate tips, elements 7–10 μ long and 2–4 μ broaad, bases of elements showing a strong tendency of confluence and fusion forming cristate ridges which interlink to produce a reticulum; a partial to complete pseudozona bearing similar ornament may developed along spore equator through sculptural fusion and mode of flattening; 80–100 elements along equator.


Talchir Formation, late Paleozoic


Patharjore Nala, Jayanti Coalfield, Bihar

Plant fossil remain

pollen and spores


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