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


Retitriletes tenuis (Balme 1957) Backhouse 1988

Illustrations:


Norris 1968, fig. 35
.

Norris 1968, fig. 36
.

Mildenhall 1994 pl. 6, fig. 10
.

Mildenhall 1994 pl. 6, fig. 11

IGNS taxon number: 202.

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

Synonymy:

1957 Lycopodium tenuis Balme p. 16, pl. 1, fgis 9-11.

1968 Lycopodiumsporites tenuis (Balme) Norris p. 319, figs 35, 36.

1972 Lycopodiumsporites tenuis (Balme) Norris; Waterhouse & Norris p. 5.

1978 Lycopodiumsporites tenuis (Balme); Mildenhall p. 660.

1988 Retitriletes tenuis (Balme) Backhouse p. 68, pl. 9, figs 18, 19; pl. 15, figs 9, 10.

1989 Retitriletes tenuis (Balme); Backhouse & Wilson p. 4, fig. 4D.

1994 Lycopodiumsporites tenuis (Balme) Norris; Mildenhall pp. 12, 63-64, pl. 6, figs 10, 11.

1995 Retitriletes tenuis; Burger p. 59, pl. 1, figs FF, GG.

1999 Retitriletes tenuis (Balme) Backhouse; Truswell et al. p. 242, figs 5f, 5g.

Natural affinity: Lycopsida: Lycopodiaceae (Lycopodium).

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".
© 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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