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


Rhoipites sphaerica (Cookson 1947) Pocknall & Crosbie 1982

Illustrations:


Couper 1960, pl. 11, fig. 20 (holotype of Tricolpites variexinus)
.

Couper 1960, pl. 11, fig. 21 (holotype of Tricolpites variexinus)
.

Hornibrook in Suggate et al. 1979, p. 421, fig. 7.11.12 (as Tricolpites variexinus)
.

Pocknall & Crosbie 1982, fig. 17
.

Pocknall & Crosbie 1982, fig. 18
.

Pocknall & Crosbie 1982, fig. 19)

IGNS taxon number: 612.

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

Synonymy:

1947 Tricolporites sphaerica Cookson p. 195, pl. 9, figs 14, 15; text-fig. 4.

1960 Tricolpites variexinus Couper p. 66, pl. 11, figs 20, 21.

1968 Tricolpites variexinus Couper; Bowen et al. p. 263.

1973 Tricolporites sphaerica Cookson; Stover & Partridge p. 259, pl. 18, figs 5-6.

1975 "Tricolpites" variexinus Couper; Mildenhall p. 678 (?redeposited).

non 1976 Retitricolpites variexinus (Couper) Sung & Tsao p. 159, pl. 3, fig. 24.

1979 Tricolpites variexinus Couper; Hornibrook in Suggate et al. p. 421, fig. 7.11.12.

1982 Tricolpites variexinus Couper; Mildenhall & Suggate pp. 520, 523

1982 Rhoipites sphaerica (Cookson) Pocknall & Crosbie p. 10, figs 17-19.

1982 Rhoipites sphaerica (Cookson); Pocknall p. 18.

1982 Rhoipites sphaericus (Cookson) Pocknall & Crosbie; Pocknall p. 285.

1982 Tricolporites sphaerica Cookson; Foster p. 26, pl. 10, figs 5a-5d.

1982 Tricolporites sp. cf. T. sphaerica Cookson; Tulip et al. pp. 264-265, fig. 60.

1983 Tricolporites sphaerica; Hill & Macphail p. 285, fig. 3N.

1984 Rhoipites sphaerica (Cookson) Pocknall & Crosbie; Raine p. 12.

1984 Rhoipites sphaerica (Cookson); Pocknall & Mildenhall p. 17.

1985 Tricolpites sphaerica (Cookson); Turnbull et al. p. 227.

1985 "Tricolpites" pilatus/variexinus; Lewis & Mildenhall p. 148 (reworked).

1986 Rhoipites sphaerica (Cookson) Pocknall & Crosbie; Wood p. 8, fig. 7.1.

1986 Rhoipites sphaerica; Mildenhall & Pocknall pp. 18, 22.

non 1987 Retitricolporites sphaerica (Cookson) Zhang p. 294, pl. 50, fig. 14.

1988 Rhoipites alveolatus/sphaerica/couperi group; Nelson et al. p. 31.

1989 Rhoipites sphaerica (Cookson); Pocknall & Turnbull p. 378.

1989 Rhoipites spaerica (Cookson); Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 27.

1990 Rhoipites sphaerica (Cookson) Pocknall & Crosbie; Mohr p. 608, pl. 2, figs 10a, 10b.

non 1997 Tricoporites sphaerica Cookson (sic.); Song p. 272, pl. 6, figs 19, 23, 24.

non 1999 Retitricolpites variexinum (Couper) Sung & Tsao; Song et al. p. 320, pl. 91, fig. 21.

non 1999 Retitricolporites sphaerica (Cookson) Zhang; Song et al. p. 464, pl. 160, figs 24, 28.

2003 Rhoipites sphaerica (Cookson) Pocknall & Crosbie; Dettmann & Clifford p. 264, figs 3O, 3P.

non 2009 Retricolporites cf. sphaerica (Cookson) Zhang; Zhou et al. p. 326, pl. 55, fig. 10.

Natural affinity: Dicotyledonae.

NZ age range: Paleogene to Neogene.

Brief description: Pollen. 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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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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