Goczania inaequalis E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000463

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:463

Authors: E. M. Friis, P. R. Crane & K. R. Pedersen

Rank: species

Genus: Goczania E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen

Reference: Friis, E. M., Crane, P. R. & Pedersen, K. R. (2019): The Early Cretaceous mesofossil flora of Torres Vedras (NE of Forte da Forca), Portugal: a palaeofloristic analysis of an early angiosperm community. – Fossil Imprint 75(2): 153–257.

Page of description: 196

Illustrations or figures: Text-fig. 28a–l

Types

Holotype S137919, Palaeobotanical Collections, Department of Palaeobiology, the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden
Figures: Text-fig. 28a–f

Note: Holotype is from Torres Vedras sample 44.
Paratypes: S136768, S148011, S174557 (Torres Vedras sample 44) Palaeobotanical Collections, Department of Palaeobiology, the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden.

Original protologue

As for the genus with the following additions: Equatorial outline of pollen circular to transversely elliptical. Tectum microperforate and microechinate, not
rugulate. Perforations minute and scattered. Microechinae confined to the proximal surface and bordering the colpus on the distal surface; otherwise the distal face and equatorial region psilate.

Etymology

From Latin: inaequalis referring to the uneven distribution of the microechinae.

Stratigraphy

Cretaceous, Lower Cretaceous
Lower member of the Almargem Formation; Early Cretaceous (late Barremian-early Aptian)

Locality

Portugal
Torres Vedras (NE of Forte de Forca; 39°06′13″ N, 9°14′47″ W)

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood