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


Matonisporites ornamentalis (Cookson 1947) Partridge in Stover & Partridge 1973

IGNS taxon number: 227.

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

Synonymy:

1947 Trilites ornamentalis Cookson p. 136, pl. 16, figs 63, 64, 65 (cf.).

1973 Matonisporites ornamentalis (Cookson) Partridge in Stover & Partridge pp. 249-250, pl. 13, figs 3, 4.

1981 Matonisporites ornamnentalis (Cookson); Raine p. 5.

1984 Matonisporites ornamentalis (Cookson) Partridge; Raine p. 11.

1985 Matonisporites ornamentalis; Hill & Macphail p. 509, figs 54, 55.

1989 Matonisporites ornamentalis; Nelson et al. p. 364.

1992 Matonisporites ornamentalis; Mildenhall et al. p. 42.

1993 Matonisporites ornamentalis (Dicksonia antarctica-type) (Cookson) Stover & Partridge; Macphail et al. p. 695, fig. 43.

1994 Matonisporites ornamentalis (Dicksoniaceae); Macphail et al. p. 248, fig. 10.10a.

1995 Dicksonia antarctica (Matonisporites ornamentalis); Jordan et al. p. 239, fig. 41.

1996 Matonisporites ornamentalis (Cookson) Stover & Partridge; Macphail p. 234, figs 3J, 3K.

1997 Matonisporites ornamentalis (Cookson) Partridge; Barreda p. 74, pl. 2, figs 1, 2.

1999 Matonisporites ornamentalis (Cookson) Stover & Partridge; Macphail p. 211, pl. 2, figs 5, 14 (as M. sp. cf. M. ornamentalis).

2000 Matonisporites ornamentalis (Cookson) Partridge; Barreda & Palamarczuk p. 106, fig. 4L.

2002 Matonisporites ornamentalis (Cookson) Partridge; Zamaloa p. 220, figs 4D, 4E.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida: Dicksoniaceae (Dicksonia antarctica type).

NZ age range: Paleogene.

Brief description: Spore. Valvate. 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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