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 polymorphus Couper 1960

Illustrations:


Couper 1960, pl. 6, fig. 13
.

Couper 1960, pl. 6, fig. 14
.

Couper 1960, pl. 6, fig. 15 (holotype)
.

Hornibrook in Suggate et al. 1979, p. 421, fig. 7.11.5
.

Pocknall 1991 fig. 5c
.

Pocknall 1991 fig. 5d

IGNS taxon number: 699.

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

Synonymy:

1960 Proteacidites polymorphus Couper p. 51, pl. 6, figs 13-15.

1965 Proteacidites crassus Cookson; Harris p. 92, pl. 28, fig. 8.

1974 Proteacidites polymorphus Couper; Martin & Harris p. 109.

1979 Proteacidites polymorphus Couper; Hornibrook in Suggate et al. p. 421, fig. 7.11.5.

1984 Proteacidites polymorphus Couper; Raine p. 11.

1988 Proteacidites crassus Cookson; Milne pp. 302-303, figs 8D, 8E.

1991 Proteacidites polymorphus Couper; Pocknall pp. 410, 412-413, figs 5C, 5D.

1996 Proteacidites sp. cf. P. polymorphus Couper; Dettmann & Jarzen p. 130, figs 18A-E.

1998 Proteacidites sp. cf. P. polymorphus Couper; Dettmann & Jarzen p. 416, fig. 9m.

2003 Proteacidites aff. P. polymorphus Couper; Macphail & Truswell p. 43, pl. P10, fig. 19.

Natural affinity: Dicotyledonae: Proteaceae.

NZ age range: Paleogene.

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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