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


Rubinella major (Couper 1958) Norris 1968

Illustrations:


Norris 1968, fig. 16
.

Norris 1968, fig. 17
.

Raine et al. 1981, pl. 5, fig. 12
.

Pocknall & Lindqvist 1988, pl. 1, fig. 13
.

Pocknall & Tremain 1988, fig. 5.8C
.

Mildenhall 1994 pl. 5, fig. 2
.

Raine in Landis et al. 1999, fig.1M

IGNS taxon number: 150.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma SPORITES; Turma TRILETES; Suprasubturma ACAVATITRILETES; Subturma AZONATI; Infraturma APICULATI.

Synonymy:

1958 Leptolepidites major Couper p. 141, pl. 21, figs 7, 8.

1962 Converrucosisporites saskatchewanensis Pocock p. 46, pl. 5, fig. 79.

1963 Leptolepidites major Couper; Dettmann pp. 29-30, pl. 3, figs 10-12.

1964 Leptolepidites major Couper; Busnardo & Taugourdeau p. 167, pl. 1, figs 8, 9.

non 1964 Leptolepidisporites major (Couper) Levet-Carette p. 97, pl. 5, figs 17 (cf.), 18 (invalid).

1964 Verrucosisporites sp.; Singh p. 96, pl. 13, fig. 4.

1966 Verrucosisporites rarus Burger p. 251, pl. 18, fig. 3.

1966 Leptolepidites major Couper; Helal p. 91, pl. 33, figs 30, 31.

1966 Leptolepidites major Couper; Burger p. 250, pl. 20, fig. 2.

1966 Leptolepidites major Couper; Kiuntzel p. 96, pl. 1, fig. 7.

1967 Leptolepidites cf. L. major Couper; Drugg p. 38, pl. 6, fig. 22.

1968 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris p. 316, figs 16, 17.

1969 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris pp. 582, 587, pl. 103, fig. 10.

1969 Leptolepidites major Couper; Oltz p. 127, pl. 40, fig. 51.

1970 Leptolepidites major Couper; Norris p. 61, pl. 2, fig. 3 (6 in caption).

non 1971 Leptolepidites major Couper; Guy p. 21, pl. 1, figs 12, 13.

1971 Leptolepidites major Couper; Scott p. 17, pl. 1, figs 13, 14.

1972 Leptolepidites major Couper; Waterhouse & Norris pp. 4-5.

1973 Leptolepidites major Couper; Tschudy p. 7, pl. 1, figs 6, 7 (cf.).

1973 Leptolepidites major Couper; Felix & Burbridge p. 12, pl. 1, fig. 7.

non 1973 Leptolepidites major Couper; Antonescu p. 55, pl. 2, figs 29, 34.

1973 Leptolepidites major Couper; Horowitz pp. 184-185, pl. 2, fig. 1.

non 1974 Leptolepidites major Couper; Hopkins p. 19, pl. 4, fig. 51.

1974 Leptolepidites sp. cf. L. major Couper; McKellar pp. 6-7, pl. 2, figs 1-6.

1974 Leptolepidites major Couper; Backhouse p. 102, fig. 64r.

1974 Leptolepidites major Couper; Regali et al. p. 267, pl. 1, figs 1, 2.

1975 Leptolepidites major Couper; Cornet & Traverse pp. 10-11,pl. 2, figs 11, 12.

1975 Leptolepidites major Couper; Filatoff p. 48, pl. 5, figs 1, 2.

1976 Leptolepidites major Couper; Rogalska pl. 19, figs 269, 270.

1976 Leptolepidites major; Rawat pp. 37, 39, pl. 1, fig. 6.

1976 Leptolepidites major Couper; Scott pp. 572, 573, pl. 2, figs. 9, 10.

1977 Leptolepidites major Couper; van Erve p. 54, pl. 3, figs 4-6.

1977 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris; Dorhofer p. 29, pl. 4, figs 9, 11; pl. 9, fig. 3.

1978 Leptolepidites major Couper; Saxena p. 451, pl. 2, fig. 22.

1978 Leptolepidites major Couper; de Lima p. 349, pl. 2, fig. 13.

1978 Leptolepidites major Couper; McLachlan & Pieterse pp. 872-873, pl. 1, fig. 16.

1979 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris; Dorhofer pp. 119-120, pl. 1, figs 35, 36, 38 (aff.), 43 (aff.).

1980 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris; McIntyre & Brideaux p. 10, pl. 1, fig. 4.

1980 Leptolepidites major Couper; Burger p. 51, pl. 5, fig. 5.

1980 Leptolepidites major Couper; venkatachala et al. p. 401, pl. 1, fig. 6.

1980 Leptolepidisporites (Couper) Levet-Carette; Rogalska in Malinowskiej p. 259, pl. 79, fig. 5.

1981 Leptolepidites major Couper; Volkheimer & Quattrocchio pp. 440-441, pl. 10, fig. 3.

non 1981 Leptolepidites major Couper; Achilles p. 23, pl. 4, fig. 6; text-fig. 9.

1981 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris; Raine et al. pp. 258-259, pl. 5, fig. 12.

1982 Leptolepidites major Couper; Gonzalez-Amicon & Volkheimer p. 170, pl. 2, figs 1, 2.

1982 Leptolepidites major Couper; Mehrotra & Sah p. 128, pl. 1, fig. 20.

1982 Leptolepidites cf. major Couper; Yu et al. p. 122, pl. 1, fig. 19.

1983 Leptolepidites major Couper; Rajeshwar Rao et al. p. 37, pl. 1, fig. 19.

(?)1983 cf. Rubinella major sensu Dorhofer; Doyle p. 516, pl. 6, fig. 3.

1984 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris; Raine p. 9.

1984 Leptolepidites major Couper; Sinanoglu p. 123, pl. 9, fig. 2.

1984 Leptolepidites major Couper; Karle pp. 344-345, pl. 1, figs 14, 15.

1985 Leptolepidites sp. cf. L. major Couper; Batten & Uwins p. 162, pl. 66, fig. 13.

1985 Leptolepidites major Couper; Lund & Pedersen p. 378, pl. 2, fig. 5.

1985 Leptolepidites major Couper; Kar p. 28, pl. 1, fig. 13.

1985 Leptolepidites major Couper; Hoelstad p. 123, pl. 2, fig. 2.

1985 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris; Hunt p. 426, pl. 1, fig. 8.

1986 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris; Sultan p. 58, pl. 1, fig. 17.

1986 Leptolepidites major Couper; Dettmann p. 92, fig. 6N.

1986 Leptolepidites major Couper; Nanjing Institute etc. p. 201, pl. 11, figs 12, 13, 18.

1987 Leptolepidites major Couper; Schrank p. 257, pl. 2, fig. 15.

1987 Leptolepidites major Couper; Srivastava p. 27, pl. 7, figs 11, 12.

1987 Leptolepidites major Couper; Lima & Coelho pp. 78-79, pl. 1, fig. 10.

1988 Leptolepidites major Couper; Pocknall & Lindqvist p. 90, pl. 1, fig. 13.

1988 Rubinella major (Couper); Raine & Pole in Pocknall & Tremain p. 52, fig. 5.8C.

1988 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris; van Erve et al. p. 222, pl. 1, fig. 7.

1988 Leptolepidites major Couper; van Erve & Mohr p. 255, figs 4.1 (cf.), 4.2, 4.3, 4.4 (cf.).

1988 Leptolepidites major Couper; Backhouse p. 60, pl. 6, fig. 8.

1988 cf. Leptolepidites major Couper; Guy-Ohlson & Norling p. 28, pl. 1, fig. 05.

1989 Leptolepidites major Couper Couper; Kora & El-Beialy pp. 132-133, pl. 1, fig. 17.

1989 Leptolepidites major Couper; Weiss p. 42 (reviews distribution).

1989 Verrucosisporites major (Couper) Burden & Hills p. 73, pl. 10, figs 1-4.

1990 Leptolepidites major Couper; Guy-Ohlson pp. 224-225, fig. 9n.

1990 Leptolepidites major Couper; Rauscher & Schmitt p. 11, pl. 2, fig. 10.

1990 Leptolepidites major Couper; Jiang p. 566, pl. 4, fig. 6.

1990 Leptolepidites major Couper; Lima p. 46, pl. 1, fig. 17.

1991 Leptolepidites major Couper; Hankel p. 135ff, pl. 4, fig. 6.

1991 Leptolepidites major Couper; Dybkjaer p. 21, pl. 4, figs 11, 12; pl. 5, figs 1, 2.

1991 Leptolepidites major Couper; Shang p. 421, pl. 1, fig. 6.

1991 Leptolepidites major Couper; Zhang & Zhan p. 80, pl. 5, fig. 24; pl. 44, figs 22-24.

1992 Leptolepidites major Couper; Mohr & Gee p. 305, pl. 10, fig. 7.

1992 Leptolepidites major Couper; Seidenkrantz et al. pp. 208-209, pl. 2, fig. 5.

1994 Leptolepidites major Couper; Archangelsky & Villar de Seoane pp. 45-46, 51, pl. 3, figs 24, 25, 29.

1994 Leptolepidites major Couper; Mildenhall pp. 12, 60, pl. 5, fig. 2.

1994 Leptolepidites major Couper; Guy-Ohlson p. 302, pl. 1, fig. 2.

1994 Leptolepidites major Couper; Gao et al. p. 674, pl. 1, fig. 24.

1994 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris; Tekbali p. 302, pl. 2, fig. 8.

1996 Leptolepidites major; Koppelhus & Batten p. 791, pl. 2, fig. 2.

1996 Leptolepidites major Couper; Ercegovac et al. p. 111, pl. 3, fig. 8.

1996 Leptolepidites sp. cf. L. major; Batten p. 811, pl. 1, fig. 3.

1996 Leptolepidites major Couper; Duane p. 262, pl. 9, fig. 9.

1997 Leptolepidites major; Vijaya p. 43, fig. 3.16.

1997 Leptolepidites major Couper; Vijaya p. 844, fig. 5.9.

1999 Rubinella major (Couper) Norris; Landis et al. pp. 276-278, fig. 1M.

1999 Verrucosisporites major (Couper) Burden & Hills; Pramparo & Volkheimer p. 221, fig. 2D.

2000 Leptolepidites major Couper; Matino & Anzotegui p. 17, fig. 3B.

2000 Leptolepidites major Couper; Higgs & Jones p. 360, fig. 3.2.

2000 Leptolepidites major Couper; Song et al. pp. 115-116, pl. 23, fig. 19-22 (with additional synonymy).

2001 Leptolepidites major Couper; Martinez et al. pp. 50-51, pl. 5, fig. 7.

2001 Leptolepidites major Couper; Li p. 170, pl. 1, figs 22, 23.

2002 Verrucosisporites major (Couper) Burden & Hills; Sajjadi & Playford pp. 30-31, pl. 4, figs 1-4, 17.

2002 Leptolepidites major Couper; Martinez p. 229, fig. 8C.

2002 Leptolepidites major Couper; Coimbra et al. p. 692, fig. 5.1.

2002 Leptolepidites major Couper; Vijaya & Bhattacharji pp. 796-797, fig. 6U.

non 2003 Verrucosisporites rarus Burger; Mohr p. 36, pl. P6, fig. 10.

2003 Leptolepidites major Couper; Vijaya p. 55, pl. 2, fig. 14.

2005 Verrucosisporites major (Couper) Burden & Hills; Quattrocchio et al. p. 594, fig. 6J.

2006 Leptolepidites major Couper; Li & Du p. 507, pl. 2, figs 9-11.

2006 Verrucosisporites major (Couper) Burden & Hills; Fernandez-Marron et al. p. 376, pl. 1, fig. 9.

2008 Leptolepidites major Couper; Volkheimer et al. p. 275, fig. 7F.

2010 Leptolepidites major Couper; Schrank p. 11, pl. 2, figs 6, 7.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida; Leptolepis?.

NZ age range: Jurassic to Cretaceous.

Brief description: Spore. Trilete.


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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DELTA Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993, 1999) should also be cited (see References).

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