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


Echinosporis sp. Raine 1981

Illustrations:


Raine et al. 1981, pl. 6, fig. 4
.

Raine et al. 1981, pl. 6, fig. 5
.

Mildenhall 1994 pl. 9, fig. 1

IGNS taxon number: 4.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma SPORITES; Turma MONOLETES; Suprasubturma ACAVATOMONOLETES; Subturma AZONOMONOLETES; Infraturma APICULATIMONOLETI.

Synonymy:

1980 Tuberculatosporites sp. A.; Burger p. 61, pl. 15, fig. 14.

1981 Echinosporis sp.; Raine et al. pp. 260-261, pl. 6, figs 4, 5.

1984 Echinosporis sp.; Raine p. 10.

1990 Echinosporis sp. 1; Askin p. 153, pl. 2, figs 13, 14.

1994 Echinosporis sp.; Mildenhall pp. 12, 70, pl. 9, fig. 1.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida.

NZ age range: Cretaceous to Paleogene.

Brief description: Spore. Monolete. Outline in polar view oval. Echinate; sculpture density medium; sculpture uniformly distributed.


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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