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Honorary Assoc Prof Daphne E Lee

Daphne LeeBSc PhD(Otago)

Paleobotany, Paleontology and Paleoecology

Google Scholar: Daphne E. Lee
Email daphne.lee@otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 479 7525

Office – Geology 1S11

Research interests

  • Cenozoic paleobotany and paleoclimate
  • Cenozoic invertebrate paleontology
  • Brachiopoda
  • Cenozoic stratigraphy

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Publications

Kaulfuss, U., Bannister, J. M., Conran, J. G., Kennedy, E. M., Mildenhall, D. C., & Lee, D. E. (2023). Flowers, inflorescences and pollen from the Foulden and Hindon Konservat-Lagerstätten: Miocene biodiversity, ecology and pollination in New Zealand. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 310, 104830. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2022.104830

Wu, Y., Robinson, J., Lee, D., & Brenna, M. (2022). Geological setting and early oligocene invertebrate fauna at McDonald's Quarry, Kakanui, New Zealand. In A. V. Zernack & J. Palmer (Eds.), Geoscience Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication. 161A, (pp. 313). Wellington, New Zealand: Geoscience Society of New Zealand. [Abstract]

Lee, D., Kaulfuss, U., & Conran, J. (2022). Fossil treasures of Foulden Maar: A window into Miocene Zealandia. Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press, 216p.

Reichgelt, T., Lee, W. G., & Lee, D. E. (2022). The extinction of Miocene broad-leaved deciduous Nothofagaceae and loss of seasonal forest biomes in New Zealand. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2022.104779

Wilsher, C., Ohneiser, C., Beltran, C., Lee, D., Salzmann, U., & Amoo, M. (2021). A magnetostratigraphy of the eocene to oligocene Orepuki core. In A. V. Zernack & J. Palmer (Eds.), Geoscience Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication. 158, (pp. 318). Wellington, New Zealand: Geoscience Society of New Zealand. [Abstract]

Lee, D., Kaulfuss, U., & Conran, J. (2022). Fossil treasures of Foulden Maar: A window into Miocene Zealandia. Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press, 216p.

Authored Book - Research

Lee, W. G., & Lee, D. E. (2015). New Zealand: A land apart. In A. Stow, N. McLean & G. I. Holwell (Eds.), Austral ark: The state of wildlife in Australia and New Zealand. (pp. 24-44). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

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Lee, D. E., MacKinnon, D. I., & Smirnova, T. N. (2007). Terebratulidina. In P. A. Selden (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H: Brachiopoda: Revised (Vol. 6, Suppl). (pp. 2801-2816). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E. (2006). Dyscolioidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2136-2144). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E. (2006). Stringocephaloidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 1994-2018). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., & MacKinnon, D. I. (2006). Introduction. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 1965-1973). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., & MacKinnon, D. I. (2006). Kraussinoidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2245-2246). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., & Smirnova, T. N. (2006). Terebratuloidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2054-2081). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., & Tchorszhevsky, E. S. (2006). Nomenclatorial Note. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2255). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., & Yu-gan, J. (2006). Nomenclatorial Note. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2254). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., Dagys, A. S., Smirnova, T. N., Dong-Li, S., & Yu-gan, J. (2006). Terebratulidina. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 1994). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., MacKinnon, D. I., & Smirnova, T. N. (2006). Megothyridoidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2217-2222). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., MacKinnon, D. I., Smirnova, T. N., Baker, P. G., Yu-gan, J., & Dong-Li, S. (2006). Terebratulida. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 1965). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., Smirnova, T. N., & Dagys, A. S. (2006). Loboidothyridoidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2082-2135). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., Smirnova, T. N., & Dong-Li, S. (2006). Cancellothyridoidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2145-2162). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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MacKinnon, D. I., & Lee, D. E. (2006). Bouchardioidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2223-2224). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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MacKinnon, D. I., & Lee, D. E. (2006). Laqueoidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2201-2216). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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MacKinnon, D. I., & Lee, D. E. (2006). Loop morphology and terminology in Terebratulida. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 1974-1993). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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MacKinnon, D. I., & Lee, D. E. (2006). Platidioidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2225-2228). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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MacKinnon, D. I., & Lee, D. E. (2006). Terebratelloidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2229-2244). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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MacKinnon, D. I., Lee, D. E., Baker, P. G., Smirnova, T. N., Dagys, A. S., & Dong-Li, S. (2006). Terebratellidina. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2163). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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MacKinnon, D. I., Smirnova, T. N., & Lee, D. E. (2006). Kingenoidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2189-2200). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Yu-gan, J., & Lee, D. E. (2006). Cryptonelloidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2019-2028). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Yu-gan, J., & Lee, D. E. (2006). Uncertain. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2248). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Yu-gan, J., & Lee, D. E. (2006). Uncertain. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2252). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Yu-gan, J., Lee, D. E., Dong-Li, S., Smirnova, T. N., Dagys, A. S., & Sandy, M. R. (2006). Dielasmatoidea. In R. L. Kaesler (Ed.), Treatise on invertebrate paleontology: Part H, Brachiopoda, Revised: Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part). (pp. 2029-2053). Boulder, CO & Lawrence, KS: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas.

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Lee, D. E., Carlson, S. J., Buening, N., & Samson, C. R. (2001). Variation in the loops of two recent species of Liothyrella (Brachiopoda; Terebratuloidea) from New Zealand and South Orkney Islands. In C. H. C. Brunton, L. R. M. Cocks & S. L. Long (Eds.), Brachiopods past and present. (pp. 56-70). London: Taylor & Francis.

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Kaulfuss, U., Bannister, J. M., Conran, J. G., Kennedy, E. M., Mildenhall, D. C., & Lee, D. E. (2023). Flowers, inflorescences and pollen from the Foulden and Hindon Konservat-Lagerstätten: Miocene biodiversity, ecology and pollination in New Zealand. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 310, 104830. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2022.104830

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Reichgelt, T., Lee, W. G., & Lee, D. E. (2022). The extinction of Miocene broad-leaved deciduous Nothofagaceae and loss of seasonal forest biomes in New Zealand. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2022.104779

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Conran, J. G., Bannister, J. M., Kaulfuss, U., & Lee, D. E. (2020). Pterostoma neehoffii (cf. Zamiaceae): A new species of extinct cycad from the middle Miocene of New Zealand and an overview of fossil New Zealand cycads. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 58(1), 30-47. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2019.1653939

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Reichgelt, T., D'Andrea, W. J., Valdivia-McCarthy, A. C., Fox, B. R. S., Bannister, J. M., Conran, J. G., … Lee, D. E. (2020). Elevated CO2, increased leaf-level productivity, and water-use efficiency during the early Miocene. Climate of the Past, 16(4), 1509-1521. doi: 10.5194/cp-16-1509-2020

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Conran, J. G., Kaulfuss, U., Bannister, J. M., Mildenhall, D. C., & Lee, D. E. (2019). An Akania (Akaniaceae) inflorescence with associated pollen from the early Miocene of New Zealand. American Journal of Botany, 106(2), 1-11. doi: 10.1002/ajb2.1236

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Harper, E. M., Lamare, M. D., & Lee, D. E. (2019). Patterns of unrepaired shell damage in recent brachiopods from Fiordland (New Zealand). Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, 125(3), 669-677. doi: 10.13130/2039-4942/12170

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Harper, M. A., van de Vijver, B., Kaulfuss, U., & Lee, D. E. (2019). Resolving the confusion between two fossil freshwater diatoms from Otago, New Zealand: Encyonema jordanii and Encyonema jordaniforme (Cymbellaceae, Bacillariophyta). Phytotaxa, 394(4), 231-243. doi: 10.11646/phytotaxa.394.4.1

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Kaulfuss, U., Brown, S. D. J., Henderson, I. M., Szwedo, J., & Lee, D. E. (2019). First insects from the Manuherikia Group, early Miocene, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 49(4), 494-507. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2018.1477054

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Kaulfuss, U., Conran, J. G., Bannister, J. M., Mildenhall, D. C., & Lee, D. E. (2019). A new Miocene fern (Palaeosorum: Polypodiaceae) from New Zealand bearing in situ spores of Polypodiisporites. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 57(1), 2-17. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2018.1560336

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Reichgelt, T., Kennedy, E. M., Conran, J. G., Lee, W. G., & Lee, D. E. (2019). The presence of moisture deficits in Miocene New Zealand. Global & Planetary Change, 172, 268-277. doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.10.013

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Kaulfuss, U., Lee, D. E., Wartho, J.-A., Bowie, E., Lindqvist, J. K., Conran, J. G., Bannister, J. M., … Gorman, A. R. (2018). Geology and palaeontology of the Hindon Maar Complex: A Miocene terrestrial fossil Lagerstätte in southern New Zealand. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 500, 52-68. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.03.022

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Mildenhall, D. C., Conran, J. G., Kennedy, E. M., Lee, D. E., Bannister, J. M., Lindqvist, J. K., & Ferguson, D. K. (2018). Palynology of the late Oligocene–early Miocene Newvale Mine, Gore Lignite Measures, Southland, New Zealand. Palaeontographica, Abt. B: Palaeobotany – Palaeophytology, 298(1-3), 23-91. doi: 10.1127/palb/2018/0060

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Schmidt, A. R., Kaulfuss, U., Bannister, J. M., Baranov, V., Beimforde, C., Bleile, N., … Lindqvist, J. K., … Lee, D. E. (2018). Amber inclusions from New Zealand. Gondwana Research, 56, 135-146. doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2017.12.003

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Vanner, M. R., Conran, J. G., Bannister, J. M., & Lee, D. E. (2018). Cenozoic conifer wood from the Gore Lignite Measures, Southland, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 56(3), 291-310. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2018.1480049

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Ayress, M., Robinson, J., & Lee, D. (2017). Mid-Cenozoic ostracod biostratigraphic range extensions and taxonomic notes on selected species from a new Oligocene (Duntroonian–Waitakian) fauna from southern New Zealand. Alcheringa, 41(4), 487-498. doi: 10.1080/03115518.2017.1297483

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Conran, J. G., Jackson, J. A., Lee, D. E., & Kennedy, E. M. (2017). Gleichenia-like Korallipteris alineae sp. nov. macrofossils (Polypodiophyta) from the Miocene Landslip Hill silcrete, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 55(3), 258-275. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2017.1317278

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Fox, B. R. S., D'Andrea, W. J., Wilson, G. S., Lee, D. E., & Wartho, J.-A. (2017). Interaction of polar and tropical influences in the mid-latitudes of the Southern Hemisphere during the Mi-1 deglaciation. Global & Planetary Change, 155, 109-120. doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.06.008

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Jones, D. A., Wilson, G. S., Gorman, A. R., Fox, B. R. S., Lee, D. E., & Kaulfuss, U. (2017). A drill-hole calibrated geophysical characterisation of the 23 Ma Foulden Maar stratigraphic sequence, Otago, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 60(4), 465-477. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2017.1369130

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Möller, A. L., Kaulfuss, U., Lee, D. E., & Wappler, T. (2017). High richness of insect herbivory from the early Miocene Hindon Maar crater, Otago, New Zealand. PeerJ, 5, e2985. doi: 10.7717/peerj.2985

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Schwarzhans, W., Lee, D. E., & Gard, H. J. L. (2017). Otoliths reveal diverse fish communities in Late Oligocene estuarine to deep-water paleoenvironments in southern Zealandia. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 60(4), 433-464. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2017.1365734

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Bannister, J. M., Conran, J. G., & Lee, D. E. (2016). Life on the phylloplane: Eocene epiphyllous fungi from Pikopiko Fossil Forest, Southland, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 1. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2016.1208252

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Conran, J. G., Bannister, J. M., Mildenhall, D. C., & Lee, D. E. (2016). Hedycarya macrofossils and associated Planarpollenites pollen from the early Miocene of New Zealand. American Journal of Botany, 103(5), 938-956. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1600047

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Conran, J. G., Bannister, J. M., Reichgelt, T., & Lee, D. E. (2016). Epiphyllous fungi and leaf physiognomy indicate an ever-wet humid mesothermal (subtropical) climate in the late Eocene of southern New Zealand. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 452, 1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.03.032

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