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


Trilites morleyi Couper 1953

Illustrations:


Couper 1953, pl. 3, fig. 22 (holotype).
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Couper 1960, pl. 2, fig. 6 (holotype)

IGNS taxon number: 157.

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

Synonymy:

1949 A large spore with a very thick exine Te Punga pl. 15, fig. 16.

1953 Trilites morleyi Couper p. 30, pl. 3, fig. 22.

1960 Trilites morleyi Couper; Couper p. 41, pl. 2, fig. 6.

1967 Trilites morleyi Couper; Sah p. 16, pl. 1, fig. 26; text-fig. 4.

1983 Trilites morleyi Couper; Liu p. 526, pl. 1, fig. 29.

1984 Trilites morleyi Couper; Raine p. 10.

1989 Trilites morleyi; Browne & MacKinnon text-fig. 13.

1994 (?) Trilites morleyi Couper; Li & Liu p. 349, fig. 12k.

non 2000 Trilites morleyi Couper; Song et al. p. 126, pl. 23, fig. 29 (with additional synonymy).

Natural affinity: Lycopsida.

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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