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


Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper 1960) Stover in Stover & Partridge

Illustrations:


Couper 1960, pl. 3, fig. 1
.

Couper 1960, pl. 3, fig. 2 (holotype)

IGNS taxon number: 166.

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

Synonymy:

1960 Trilites kopukuensis Couper p. 42, pl. 3, figs 1, 2.

1968 cf. Lygodium sp.; Wilson p. 58.

1970 Trilites kopukuensis Couper; Reyre pp. 124-125, pl. 10, fig. 6.

1973 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper) Stover in Partridge & Stover p. 251, pl. 16, figs 2a-3b.

1982 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper); Pocknall p. 20.

1982 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper) Stover; Pocknall p. 284.

1983 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis; Hill & Macphail p. 293, fig. 6J (???????).

1984 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper) Stover; Raine p. 12.

1984 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper); Pocknall & Mildenhall p. 16.

1985 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper) Stover; Pocknall p. 348.

1989 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper); Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 26.

1989 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper); Pocknall & Turnbull p. 378.

1991 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis; Pocknall p. 410.

1994 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper) Stover; Beeston p. 143, fig. 25.

non 1997 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper) Stover; Song pp. 262-263, 270, pl. 3, figs 5, 6.

1999 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper) Stover & Partridge ; Macphail p. 211, pl. 2, fig. 15

2000 Verrucosisporites kopukuensis (Couper) Stover; Barreda & Palamarczuk p. 106, figs 4I, 4J, 4M.

non 2003 Trilites kopukuensis Couper; Mohr et al. p. 34, pl. P4, fig. 6.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida; Schizaeaceae (Lygodium).

NZ age range: Paleogene to Neogene.

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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