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


Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike 1954

Illustrations:


Couper 1953, pl. 5, fig. 62 ("Metrosideros sp.").
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Couper 1953, pl. 5, fig. 63 ("Metrosideros sp.").
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Pocknall & Tremain 1988, fig. 5.5N
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Pocknall 1989, fig. 3G
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Pocknall in Isaac & Lindqvist 1990 fig. 129k
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Pocknall 1991 fig. 4b

IGNS taxon number: 559.

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

Synonymy:

1952 Metrosideros sp.; Couper p. 343.

1953 Metrosideros sp.; Couper p. 374.

1953 Metrosideros sp.; Couper p. 45, pl. 5, figs 62, 63.

1954 Metrosideros sp.; Couper p. 138.

1954 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike p. 205, pl. 1, figs 32-36.

1957 Myrtaceidites mesonesus; McWhae pp. 189-191 (affinity with Whiteodendron).

1960 Metrosideros sp.; Couper p. 52 (in part), not pl.7, figs 7-9.

1960 Metrosideros sp.; Couper & Harris p. 21.

1961 Metrosideros sp.; McIntyre & Harris p. 402.

1963 Metrosideros sp.; McIntyre p. 280.

1964 Metrosideros sp.; Harris p. 312.

1964 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Cookson p. 82, pl. 1, fig. 17.

1964 Myrtaceidites cf. M. mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Engelhardt p. 77, pl. 4, fig. 45.

1966 Myrtaceae cf. Metrosideros type; McIntyre & Norris p. 244.

1969 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Krutzsch p. 406.

1972 Myrtaceidites cf. mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Freile p. 57, pl. 3, fig. 29.

1973 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Rakosi p. 538, pl. 33, figs 9, 10.

1973 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Martin p. 23, figs 92, 93.

1974 Myrtaceidites sp. cf. M. mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Kemp p. 817, pl. 2, figs 2-4.

1974 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Venkatachala & Sharma p. 170, pl. 3, fig. 118.

1975 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Hos p. 8, fig. 37.

1975 Myrtaceidites cf. mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Kemp & Harris p. 305.

1977 Myrtaceidites sp. cf. M. mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Kemp & Harris pp. 44-45, pl. 7, figs 11, 12.

(?) 1981 Myrtaceidites cf. mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Jingxian p. 104, pl. 12, fig. 36.

1982 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Foster pp. 10, 14, pl. 2, fig. 3; pl. 4, fig. 4.

1983 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Truswell p. 155, pl. 4, figs 17, 18.

1984 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Pocknall & Mildenhall p. 17.

1984 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Raine p. 12.

1985 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Nagy p. 162, pl. 93, figs 7-11.

1986 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Kedves p. 10, pl. 1, figs 15, 16.

1986 Myrtaceidites mesonesus; Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 17.

1988 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson; Lindqvist & Pocknall in Pocknall & Tremain p. 48, fig. 5.5N.

1989 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Mildenhall & Pocknall pp. 22, 27.

1989 Myrtaceae (Myrtaceidites mesonesus); Pocknall pp. 4-5, fig. 3G.

1990 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Pocknall p. 149, fig. 129k.

1990 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Guerstein p. 48, pl. 6, fig. 1.

1991 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Pocknall pp. 410-411, fig. 4B.

1993 Myrtaceidites mesonesus; Xinhe & Harwood p. 4.

1994 Myrtaceidites mesoensus Cookson & Pike; Beeston p. 147, fig. 51.

1994 Myrtaceidites mesonesus; Macphail et al. p. 247, fig. 10.9v.

1997 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson; Ruiz & Quattrocchio p. 129, pl. C, figs 14, 15.

2000 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson; Quattrocchio et al. pp. 72-73, pl. 5, fig. 11.

2000 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson; Kedves et al. pp. 21-22, pl. 2.2, figs 2-5.

2001 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson; Guler et al. p. 197, pl. 3, fig. 13.

2009 Myrtaceidites mesonesus Cookson & Pike; Nanez et al. p. 687, fig. 10.7.

Natural affinity: Dicotyledonae: Myrtaceae (Metrosideros).

NZ age range: Paleogene to Modern.

Brief description: Pollen. Syn-tricolpate or tricolporate.


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".
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ISSN 1177-2441
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DELTA Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993, 1999) should also be cited (see References).

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