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


Parsonsidites psilatus Couper 1960

Illustrations:


Couper 1960, pl. 10, fig. 15
.

Couper 1960, pl. 10, fig. 16 (holotype)
.

Couper 1960, pl. 10, fig. 17
.

Mildenhall & Crosbie 1979, fig. 17
.

Pocknall in Isaac & Lindqvist 1990 fig. 129i

IGNS taxon number: 742.

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

Synonymy:

1960 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper p. 69, pl. 10, figs 15-17.

1966 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Krutzsch p. 21.

non 1970 Parsonsidites aff. psilatus Couper; Hill et al. pp. 28-29, pl. 14, fig. 2.

non 1972 Parsonsidites cf. psilatus Couper; Deb pp. 226-227, pl. 2, fig. 5.

non 1973 Parsonsidites cf. psilatus Couper Deb et al. p. 30, fig. 18.

(?) 1974 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Mildenhall in Hayward p. 175.

1978 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Mildenhall p. 272.

1978 Parsonsidites psilatus; Mildenhall pp. 11, 13, 16.

1980 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Mildenhall & Crosbie p. 505, fig. 17.

non 1981 Parsonsidites cf. psilatus Couper; Lima & Salard-Cheboldaeff p. 40, pl. 2, figs 26, 27 (fig. caption lists Parsonsidites sp.).

1982 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Pocknall p. 18.

1982 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Mildenhall & Suggate pp. 520, 523.

non 1983 Parsonsidites cf. psilatus Couper; Bratzeva pp. 914, 930, pl. 15, figs 1-5.

1984 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Pocknall & Mildenhall pp. 12, 14, 17.

1986 Parsonsidites psilatus; Mildenhall & Pocknall pp. 17, 21.

non 1989 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Takahashi & Jux p. 398, pl. 9, fig. 18.

1989 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 28.

1990 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Pocknall pp. 149-150, fig. 129i.

1992 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Mildenhall et al. pp. 21, 23, 25.

1993 Parsonsidites sp.; Macphail & Truswell pp. 406-407, pl. 7, fig. 9.

1993 Parsonsidites sp. (Parsonsia straminea-type); Macphail et al. p. 698, fig. 78.

1999 Parsonsidites psilatus Couper; Macphail p. 217, pl. 5, fig. 10.

Natural affinity: Dicotyledonae: Malvaceae (with spines missing - Hoheria, Plagianthus), ?Balanophoraceae, Apocynaceae (Parsonsia straminea type).

NZ age range: Paleogene to Pleistocene.

Brief description: Pollen. Periporate, pores distributed evenly.


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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