Trapa minuta Opravil

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000867

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:867

Authors: E. Opravil

Rank: species

Reference: Opravil, E. (1966): Trapa minuta nova spec. from the Czechoslovak Pleistocene. – Preslia 38(1): 53–56., link

Page of description: 55

Illustrations or figures: pls II, III

Types

Holotype n/n, Silesian Museum, Opava, the Czech Republic
Figures: pl. II, fig. 2, pl. III, fig. I

Note: Paratypes housed in Silesian Museum (Opava, the Czech Republic) and figured by Opravil (1966: Preslia, 38) on pl. II, figs 1, 3–10 and pl. III, figs A–G, J.

Original protologue

Drupa quadricornis, 9–12 mm alta, raro altius; 14–22 mm lata. Cornua superiora horizontaliter vel leviter sursum vergentia, basi angusta, desuper leviter compressa, paulatim in spinas transeunt. Cornua inferiora horizontaliter vel fastigate demissa, recta vel curvata, de lateribus leviter compressa. Superficies drupae plana sine profundis; cicatrices staminales globosae dum cylindricae, magnitudinis 1–1,5 mm. Corona pilosa, 3–4 mm lata, collum pariter latum vel angustior; 1,5–2,0 mm latum. Tubus calycinus triangularis.

Etymology

drupae minutae vel minimae.

Stratigraphy

Quarternary, Pleistocene, Middle Pleistocene
in limo detrituoso aetate interglaciale Mindel-Riss

Locality

Czech Republic
Ostrava-Muglinov

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood