Portalites

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Portalites
Temporal range: Permian
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: incertae sedis
(unranked): Acritarcha
Genus: Portalites
Hemer & P.W. Nygreen, (1967)
Species
  • P. baculus (1988)
  • P. confertus (1967) Type species
  • P. gondwanensis (1968)

Portalites is an extinct genus of acritarchs. The species Portalites gondwanensis was located in outcrop Morro do Papaléo in the town of Mariana Pimentel, the geopark Paleorrota. The outcrop is in the Rio Bonito Formation and date from Sakmarian in the Permian.[1]

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