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


Sparganiaceaepollenites sphericus (Couper 1960) Mild. in Mild. & Crosbie 1979

Illustrations:


Couper 1960, pl. 9, fig. 13 (holotype)
.

Couper 1960, pl. 9, fig. 14
.

Mildenhall & Crosbie 1979, fig. 1
.

Mildenhall & Crosbie 1979, fig. 2
.

Mildenhall & Crosbie 1979, fig. 3

IGNS taxon number: 658.

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

Synonymy:

1960 Liliacidites sphericus Couper p. 61, pl. 9, figs 13, 14.

1968 Liliacidites sphericus Couper; Bowen et al. p. 263.

1970 Liliacidites sphericus Couper; Krutzsch p. 31.

1973 Sparganiaceaepollenites robustisporis Martin p. 36, figs 154-157.

(?) 1974 ?Liliacidites sphericus Couper; Mildenhall in Hayward p. 175.

1978 Sparganium type 2; Martin pp. 192-193, fig. 7A1.

1979 Sparganiaceaepollenites sphericus (Couper) Mildenhall in Mildenhall & Crosbie pp. 499-500, figs 1-3.

non 1983 Sparganiaceaepollenites sp. cf. S. sphericus (Couper) Mildenhall; Truswell p. 149, pl. 3, figs 7, 8.

1984 Sparganiaceaepollenites sphericus (Couper); Pocknall & Mildenhall p. 17.

1984 Sparganiaceaepollenites sphericus (Couper) Mildenhall & Crosbie; Raine p. 12.

1989 Sparganiaceaepollenites sphericus (Couper) Mildenhall; Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 55.

1989 Sparganiaceaepollenites sphericus (Couper) Mildenhall; Martin p. 292, fig. 1M.

1999 Sparganiaceaepollenites sphericus (Couper) Mildenhall & Crosbie; Macphail p. 215, pl. 4, fig. 18.

2006 Sparganiaceaepollenites sphericus (Couper) Mildenhall; Macphail & Cantrill p. 619, pl. 3, fig. 34.

2009 Liliacidites sphericus Couper; Nanez et al. p. 685, fig. 9.11.

Natural affinity: Monocotyledonae: Sparganiaceae, Sparganium.

NZ age range: Paleogene to Neogene.

Brief description: Pollen. Monoporate.


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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