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

Lunatisporites sp. Crosbie 1985


Crosbie 1985, pl. 2, fig. 6

Campbell et al. 2001, Fig.5K.

IGNS taxon number: 387.

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


1985 Lunatisporites sp.; Crosbie p. 119, pl. 12, fig. 6.

2001 Lunatisporites sp.; Campbell et al. p. 492, fig. 5K

Natural affinity: Gymnospermopsida.

NZ age range: Permian.

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.".
© 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).