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


Polycolpites clavatus Couper 1953

Illustrations:


Couper 1953, pl. 8, fig. 123 (holotype).
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Couper 1953, pl. 8, fig. 124 (paratype).
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Couper 1960, pl. 10, fig. 3
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Couper 1960, pl. 10, fig. 4
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Couper 1960, pl. 10, fig. 5 (holotype)

IGNS taxon number: 539.

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

Synonymy:

1953 Polycolpites clavatus Couper p. 63, pl. 8, figs 123, 124.

1960 Polycolpites clavatus Couper; Couper p. 63, pl. 10, figs 3-5.

1967 Polycolpopollenites clavatus (Couper) Nakoman p. 33 (invalid genus).

1982 Polycolpites clavatus Couper; Saxena p. 296, pl., 1, fig. 5, 6 (drawing of Couper 1953).

1989 Polycolpites clavatus; Browne & MacKinnon tex-figs 9, 12.

Natural affinity: Dicotyledonae.

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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