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


Microalatidites varisaccatus Mildenhall & Pocknall 1989

Illustrations:


Mildenhall & Pocknall 1989, pl. 4, fig. 3a (holotype)
.

Mildenhall & Pocknall 1989, pl. 4, fig. 3b (holotype)
.

Mildenhall & Pocknall 1989, pl. 4, fig. 4
.

Mildenhall & Pocknall 1989, pl. 4, fig. 5
.

Mildenhall & Pocknall 1989, pl. 4, fig. 6

IGNS taxon number: 363.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma POLLENITES; Turma SACCITES; Subturma DISACCITES; Infraturma SULCATI.

Synonymy:

1989 Microalatidites varisaccatus Mildenhall & Pocknall pp. 34-35, pl. 4, figs 3-6.

2000 Microalatidites varisaccatus Mildenhall & Pocknall; Askin p. 171, pl. 1, fig. l.

2005 Microalatidites sp. cf. M. varisaccatus Mildenhall & Pocknall; Truswell et al. p. 434, fig. 5h.

Natural affinity: Gymnospermopsida: Podocarpaceae (cf. Phyllocladus, but with some Dacrydium franklinii features).

NZ age range: Neogene.

Brief description: Saccate pollen. Bisaccate.


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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