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


Neoraistrickia neozealandica (Couper 1953) Potonie 1956

Illustrations:


Couper 1953, pl. 1, fig. 8 (holotype).
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Couper 1953, pl. 1, fig. 10 (L. cristatus).
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Pocknall & Lindqvist 1988, pl. 1, fig. 18

IGNS taxon number: 140.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma SPORITES; Turma TRILETES; Suprasubturma ACAVATITRILETES; Subturma AZONATI; Infraturma APICULATI.

Synonymy:

1953 Raistrickia neozealandica Couper p. 26, pl. 1, fig. 8.

1956 Neoraistrickia neozealandica (Couper) Potonie p. 34.

1972 Neoraistrickia neozealandica (Couper) Potonie emend. Bharadwaj & Kumar p. 215, pl. 1, figs 1, 2.

1984 Neoraistrickia neozealandica (Couper) Potonie; Raine p. 9.

1988 Neoraistrickia neozelandica (Couper); Pocknall & Lindqvist p. 90, pl. 1, fig. 18.

1953 Lycopodiacidites cristatus Couper p. 26, pl. 1, fig. 10.

(?) 1963 Lycopodiacidites cristatus Couper; Brenner p. 63, pl. 16, fig. 6.

1968 Lycopodiacidites cristatus Couper; Norris p. 317, figs 24-29.

1972 Lycopodiacidites sp. cf. L. cristatus Couper; Waterhouse & Norris pp. 4-5.

1994 Lycopodiacidites cristatus Couper; Mildenhall pp. 12, 61, pl. 5, figs 6, 7.

Note: Lycopodiacidites cristatus Couper is a possible synonym.

Natural affinity: Lycopsida; Lycopodiaceae, Selaginellaceae.

NZ age range: Cretaceous.

Brief description: Spore. Trilete.


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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