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


Podocarpidites major Couper 1953

Illustrations:


Couper 1953, pl. 4, fig. 40 (holotype).
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Couper 1960, pl. 4, fig. 9
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Raine 1987, pl. 4, fig. 5
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Raine 1987, pl. 4, fig. 6
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Raine 1987, pl. 4, fig. 7
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Mildenhall 1994 pl. 11, fig. 1

IGNS taxon number: 371.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma POLLENITES; Turma SACCITES; Subturma DISACCITES; Infraturma SULCATI.

Synonymy:

1953 Podocarpidites major Couper p. 36, pl. 4, fig. 40.

non 1953 Podocarpus major Bolchovitina p. 75, pl. 11, figs 8, 9.

non 1956 Podocarpus major Bolchovitina; Bolchovitina p.. 124, pl. 27, fig. 228.

1960 Podocarpidites major Couper; Couper p. 45, pl. 4, fig. 9.

1964 Podocarpidites cf. P. major Couper; Leopold & Pakiser pl. 4, figs 11-13; pl. 7, figs 4-6.

1971 Podocarpidites major Couper; Mildenhall & Johnston p. 78.

1971 Podocarpidites major Couper; Krutzsch p. 26.

1972 Podocarpidites sp. cf. P. major Couper; Waterhouse & Norris pp. 4-5.

1976 ?Podocarpidites major Couper; Mildenhall & Wilson p. 123.

1976 Podocarpidites major Couper; Mildenhall p. 70, table 1.

non 1976 Podocarpidites major (Bolchovitina) Chlonova p. 52, pl. 14, fig. 10.

1978 (?) Podocarpidites cf. P. major Couper; Wilson p. 123, pl. 6, figs 9, 10.

1978 Podocarpidites major Couper; Mildenhall p. 662.

1983 Podocarpidites major Couper; Rajeshwar Rao et al. p. 39, pl. 5, fig. 82.

1984 Podocarpidites major Couper; Varma & Ramanujam p. 67, pl. 7, fig. 110.

1984 Podocarpidites major Couper; Raine p. 9.

non 1985 Podocarpidites major (Bolchovitina) Chlonova; Ilyina p. 232, pl. 19, fig. 17.

non 1986 Podocarpidites major (Bolchovitina) Chlonova; Song et al. p. 239, pl. 32, fig. 12.

1987 Podocarpidites major Couper; Raine pp. 136-137, pl. 4, figs 5-7.

1988 Podocarpidites major; Pocknall & Lindqvist p. 92.

non 1992 Podocarpidites major (Naum.) Pu & Wu; Liu & Sun p. 645, pl. 3, figs 13, 14.

1994 Podocarpidites major Couper; Mildenhall pp. 12, 76-77, pl. 11, fig. 1.

Natural affinity: Gymnospermopsida: Podocarpaceae (Podocarpus?).

NZ age range: Jurassic to Cretaceous.

Brief description: Saccate pollen. Bisaccate.


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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