GNS Science NZ catalogue of fossil spores and
pollen

New Zealand fossil spores and pollen:
An illustrated catalogue

J.I. Raine, D.C. Mildenhall, E.M. Kennedy


Polypodiisporites minimus (Couper 1960) Khan & Martin 1971

Illustrations:


Couper 1960, pl. 1, fig. 9
.

Couper 1960, pl. 1, fig. 10 (holotype)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 4, fig. 3a (holotype rephotographed)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 4, fig. 3b (holotype rephotograped)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 4, fig. 4

IGNS taxon number: 11.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma SPORITES; Turma MONOLETES; Suprasubturma ACAVATOMONOLETES; Subturma AZONOMONOLETES; Infraturma APICULATIMONOLETI.

Synonymy:

1960 Polypodiidites minimus Couper p. 40, pl. 1, figs 9, 10.

1962 Polypodiidites minimus Couper; McIntyre p. 317.

1966 Polypodiidites minimus Couper; McIntyre & Norris p. 244.

1971 Polypodiisporites minimus (Couper) Khan & Martin p. 478.

1972 Polypodiidites minimus Couper; Hekel p. 6, pl. 1, fig. 1.

1973 Polypodiisporites minimus (Couper) Nagy p. 457 (pre-empted by Khan & Martin 1971).

1974 Polypodiidites sp. cf. P. minimus Couper; Mildenhall in Hayward p. 175.

1982 Polypodiisporites minimus (Couper); Pocknall p. 20.

1982 Polypodiisporites minimus (Couper) Khan & Martin; Pocknall p. 284.

1984 Polypodiisporites minimus (Couper) Khan & Martin; Pocknall & Mildenhall p. 22, pl. 4, figs 3, 4.

1984 Polypodiidites minimus Couper; Raine p. 11.

(?) 1985 Polypodiisporites sp.; Wood p. 4, fig. 3.5.

1985 Polypodiisporites minimus (Couper) Khan & Martin; Pocknall p. 348.

1986 Polypodiisporites minimus; Mildenhall & Pocknall pp. 15, 20.

1989 Polypodiisporites minimus (Couper); Pocknall & Turnbull p. 378.

1989 Polypodiisporites minimus (Couper); Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 26.

1989 Polypodiidites minimus Couper; Browne & MacKinnon text-figs 8, 11 (cf.), 12, 13, pl. 1, fig. 8.

1990 Polypodiisporites minimus; Pocknall p. 150.

1992 Polypodiisporites minimus; Mildenhall et al. p. 24.

1997 Polypodiisporites minimus (Couper) Khan & Martin emend Pocknall & Mildenhall; Barreda p. 78, pl. 4, figs 1, 2.

1999 Polypodiisporites minimus Couper (sic); Song et al. p. 173, pl. 44, fig. 1.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida: Davalliaceae (Nephrolepis Schott).

NZ age range: Cretaceous to Neogene.

Brief description: Spore. Monolete. Outline in polar view oval.


Cite this publication as: "J.I. Raine, D.C. Mildenhall, E.M. Kennedy (2011). New Zealand fossil spores and pollen: an illustrated catalogue. 4th edition. GNS Science miscellaneous series no. 4. http://data.gns.cri.nz/sporepollen/index.htm".
© GNS Science, 2011
ISBN 978-0-478-19871-3
ISSN 1177-2441
(Available also in CD version from: Publications Officer, GNS Science, P.O. Box 30368 Lower Hutt, New Zealand)

DELTA Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993, 1999) should also be cited (see References).

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