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


Monolites alveolatus Couper 1960

Illustrations:


Couper 1960, pl. 1, fig. 12 (holotype)
.

Couper 1960, pl. 1, fig. 13
.

Mildenhall & Suggate 1981 fig. 14
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 4, fig. 6a (Holotype rephotographed)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 4, fig. 6b holotype rephotographed)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 4, fig.7

IGNS taxon number: 3.

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

Synonymy:

1960 Monolites alveolatus Couper p. 40, pl. 1, figs 12, 13.

1967 Extrapunctatosporis alveolatus (Couper) Krutzsch p. 63, pl. 59, figs 5-8a.

1973 Reticuloidosporites minisporis Martin p. 13, figs 51, 52.

1980 Monolites alveolatus Couper; Mildenhall p. 218.

1981 Extrapunctisporis alveolatus (Couper) Krutzsch; Stuchlik p. 117, pl. 2, figs 6, 7.

1982 Monolites alveolatus Couper; Mildenhall & Suggate pp. 524-525, fig. 14.

1982 Monolites alveolatus Couper; Pocknall p. 20.

1984 Monolites alveolatus Couper emend. Pocknall & Mildenhall pp. 20-21, pl. 4, figs 6, 7.

1985 Monolites alveolatus Couper; Pocknall p. 348.

1986 Monolites alveolatus; Mildenhall & Pocknall pp. 8, 15, 20.

1988 Monolites alveolatus Couper; Nelson et al. p. 31.

non 1989 Extrapunctatosporis alveolatus (Couper) Krutzsch; Gregor et al. p. 352, pl. 1, fig. 9.

1989 Monolites alveolatus Couper; Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 26.

non 1997 Monolites alveolatus Couper; Song p. 271, pl. 4, fig. 12.

1999 Monolites alveolatus Couper; Macphail p. 209, pl. 1, figs 2, 3.

2000 Monolites alveolatus Couper; Palamarczuk & Barreda p. 229, fig. 5F.

2006 Monolites alveolatus Couper; Macphail & Cantrill p. 619, pl. 1, fig. 4.

2009 Monolites sp. cf. M. alveolatus Couper; Truswell & Macphail p. 69, figs 29, 30.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida: cf. Polypodiaceae (Belvisia - Macphail 1998).

NZ age range: Paleogene 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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