GNS Science NZ catalogue of fossil spores and

New Zealand fossil spores and pollen:
An illustrated catalogue

J.I. Raine, D.C. Mildenhall, E.M. Kennedy

Verrucosisporites cristatus Partridge 1973

IGNS taxon number: 165.

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


1973 Verrucosisporites cristatus Partridge in Stover & Partridge p. 251, pl. 15, fig. 5.

1982 Verrucosisporites cf. cristatus Partridge; Mildenhall & Suggate pp. 518, 523.

1983 Verrucosisporites cristatus; Hill & Macphail p. 293, figs 6G, 6H.

1984 Verrucosisporites cf. cristatus Partridge; Pocknall & Mildenhall p. 16.

1986 Verrucosisporites cristatus; Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 16.

1989 Verrucosisporites cristatus Partridge; Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 26.

1992 Verrucosisporites cristatus Partridge; Alley & Broadbridge p. 250, fig. 6L.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida.

NZ age range: Neogene.

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.".
© 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).