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


Nothofagidites kaitangata (Te Punga 1948) Romero 1973

Illustrations:


Te Punga 1948, fig. 1
.

Couper 1953, pl. 6, fig. 82
.

Couper 1953, pl. 6, fig. 83 (N. cf. kaitangata)
.

Couper 1960, pl. 8, fig. 5
.

Couper 1960, pl. 8, fig. 6
.

Wilson 1975, fig. 9
.

Mildenhall 1977, fig. 4 (uncertain id)
.

Pocknall & Tremain 1988, fig. 6.5F
.

Dettmann et al. 1990, pl. 8, fig. 1a (lectotype)
.

Dettmann et al. 1990, pl. 8, fig. 1b (lectotype)
.

Dettmann et al. 1990, pl. 8, fig. 1c (lectotype)
.

Dettmann et al. 1990, pl. 8, fig. 1d (lectotype)
.

Mildenhall 1994 pl. 14, fig. 11
.

Vajda & Raine 2003, fig. 7F
.

Vajda & Raine 2003, fig. 7G
.

Browne et al. 2008, fig. 11M
.

Pole & Vajda 2009, fig. 19K
.

Vajda & Raine 2010, fig. 6A

IGNS taxon number: 529.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma POLLENITES; Turma STEPHANOCOLPATES.

Synonymy:

1948 Nothofagus kaitangata Te Punga pp. 34-35, fig. 1.

1953 Nothofagus kaitangata Te Punga; Couper p. 51, pl. 6, fig. 82.

1953 Nothofagus cf. kaitangata Te Punga; Couper p. 51, pl. 6, fig. 83 (Middle Ohai group specimens only).

1960 Nothofagus kaitangata Te Punga; Couper p. 56, pl. 8, figs 5, 6.

1973 Nothofagidites kaitangata (Te Punga) Romero pp. 297-298, pl. 2, figs 1-3.

1974 (?) Nothofagus kaitangata Te Punga; Archangelsky & Romero pp. 15-16, pl. 1, fig. 4.

1975 Nothofagidites kaitangata (Te Punga); Wilson pp. 1032-1035, pl. 1, fig. 9.

non 1975 Nothofagidites kaitangatus Te Punga; Menendez & Caccavari de Filice pp. 178-179, pl. 2, figs 6-8.

1978 (?) cf. Nothofagidites kaitangata (Te Punga); Mildenhall pp. 664-665, fig. 4.

1984 Nothofagus kaitangata Te Punga; Raine p. 10.

1988 Nothafagidites [sic.] cf. cranwellae (Couper) Potonie; Mao p. 252, pl. 2, fig. 12.

1988 Nothofagidites kaitangataensis (Couper); Pocknall & Tremain p. 71, fig. 6.5F.

1989 Nothofagidites cf. N. kaitangatus (Te Punga); Mildenhall p. 120, pl. 1, fig. 5.

1989 Nothofagidites kaitangatus (Te Punga); Mildenhall p. 120, pl. 1, fig. 8.

1989 Nothofagus kaitangata; Browne & MacKinnon text-figs 8-13.

1990 Nothofagidites kaitangataensis (Te Punga) Romero; Dettmann et al. p. 36, pl. 8, fig. 1.; text-figs 3t, 7.

1994 Nothofagidites kaitangataensis (Te Punga) Romero; Mildenhall pp. 13 (cf.), 17, 91, pl. 14, fig. 11.

1997 Nothofagidites kaitangataensis; Romero & Zamaloa pp. 209-210, 212-213, fig. 1,

2003 Nothofagidites kaitangata (Te Punga) Romero; Vajda & Raine p. 263, figs 7F, 7H.

2008 Nothofagidites kaitangata (Te Punga) Romero; Browne et al. p. 309, fig. 11M.

2009 Nothofagidites kaitangata (Te Punga) Romero; Pole & Vajda p. 934, fig. 19K.

2010 Nothofagidites kaitangata; Vajda & Raine p. 368, fig. 6A.

Note: Orthography of the species name has been various. The epithet is based on the placename "Kaitangata" - a Māori word which can be translated as "cannibal". We have retained Te Punga's original spelling.

Natural affinity: Dicotyledonae: Nothofagaceae (Nothofagus).

NZ age range: Cretaceous.

Brief description: Pollen. Stephanocolpate.


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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