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


Proteacidites obscurus Cookson 1950

Illustrations:


Couper 1954, text-fig. 1, fig. 7 ("Proteacidites cf. obscurus")
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 23, fig. 5a
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 23, fig. 5b
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 23, fig. 6

IGNS taxon number: 696.

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

Synonymy:

1950 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson p. 175, pl. 3, figs 30, 31.

1954 Proteacidites cf. obscurus Cookson; Couper p. 480, text-fig. 1, fig. 7.

1972 Proteacidites varius Harris p. 58, figs 39-42.

1973 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Stover & Partridge p. 266, pl. 25, figs 4a, 4b.

1974 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Martin & Harris p. 109.

1982 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Pocknall p. 18.

1983 Proteacidites obscurus; Hill & Macphail p. 285, fig. 3C.

1984 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Raine p. 11.

1984 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Pocknall & Mildenhall p. 44, pl. 23, figs 5, 6.

1985 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Pocknall p. 348.

1989 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 28.

1989 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Pocknall & Turnbull p. 378.

1992 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Alley & Broadbridge p. 259.

1993 Proteacidites cf. obscurus (Agastachys odorata) Cookson; Macphail et al. p. 695, fig. 48.

1996 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Macphail p. 238, fig. 6K.

1997 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Barreda pp. 148, 153, pl. 2, figs 6, 8 (not 9).

1998 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Askin & Baldoni pp. 373-390.

2003 Proteacidites obscurus Cookson; Barreda et al. p. 236, pl. 2, fig. 2.

2004 Proteacidites cf. obscurus (cf. Telopea); Macphail & Stone p. 511, fig. 9s.

Natural affinity: Dicotyledonae: Proteaceae (unlike any living protea - Macphail suggests Agastachys odorata); cf. Telopea (Macphail & Stone 2004).

NZ age range: Paleogene to Neogene.

Brief description: Pollen. Triporate.


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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