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


Polypodiisporites variscabratus Mildenhall & Pocknall 1989

Illustrations:


Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 3, fig. 1a (holotype) (as P. irregularis)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 3, fig. 1b (holotype) (as P. irregularis)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 3, fig. 1c (holotype) (as P. irregularis)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 3, fig. 2 (paratype) (as P. irregularis)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 3, fig. 3a (paratype) (as P. irregularis)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 3, fig. 3b (paratype) (as P. irregularis)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 3 fig. 4 (as P. irregularis)
.

Pocknall & Mildenhall 1984 pl. 3, fig. 5 (as P. irregularis)

IGNS taxon number: 14.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma SPORITES; Turma MONOLETES; Suprasubturma ACAVATOMONOLETES; Subturma AZONOMONOLETES; Infraturma APICULATIMONOLETI.

Synonymy:

Non 1967 Verrucatosporites irregularius Krutzsch p. 192, pl. 72, figs 5-8.

non 1973 Polypodiisporites irregularis [sic.] (Krutzsch) Nagy p. 458.

1984 Polypodiisporites irregularis Pocknall & Mildenhall p. 22, pl. 3, figs 1-5.

1985 Polypodiisporites irregularis Pocknall & Mildenhall .; Pocknall p. 348.

1986 Polypodiisporites irregularis; Mildenhall & Pocknall pp. 15, 20.

1989 Polypodiisporites irregularis Pocknall & Mildenhall; Pocknall & Turnbull p. 378.

1989 Polypodiisporites variscabratus Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 33.

1990 Polypodiisporites irregularis; Pocknall p. 150.

1991 Polypodiisporites variscabratus; Pocknall p. 410.

1992 Polypodiisporites variscabratus; Mildenhall et al. p. 42.

2005 Polypodiisporites variscabratus Mildenhall & Pocknall, 1989; Bannister et al. p. 517.

2007 Polypodiisporites irregularis Pocknall & Mildenhall; Volkheimer et al. p. 126, pl. 3, fig. 6.

2009 Polypodiisporites sp.; Barreda et al. p. 28, pl. 1, fig. 4.

2009 Polypodiisporites irregularis Pocknall & Mildenhall; Scafati et al. pp. 48, 50, fig. 8F.

Natural affinity: Psilotaceae (Tmesipteris tannensis Berhn.); or Filicopsida: Polypodiaceae, Schizaeaceae.

NZ age range: Paleogene to Neogene.

Brief description: Spore. Monolete. Outline in polar view oval.


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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