A complex category issue in Paleo Palynology is the nomenclature question

In Paleopalynology, for morphotaxa often form-generic names are used.

The nomenclature of form-genera is either "artificial" when the relationship is not known at all (e.g., Oculopollis and Trudopollis from the Normapolles group), or "half-natural", when reference to an extant taxon is suspected but not proven (e.g., Liliacidites). However, if reference to extant taxa is certain, then a "natural" nomenclature is possible (e.g., Quercus sp.).

Nomenclature in Paleopalynology

Oculopollis sp.

Trudopollis sp.

Nomenclature in Paleopalynology

Oculopollis sp.

Trudopollis sp.

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