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


Biretisporites spectabilis Dettmann 1963

IGNS taxon number: 43.

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

Synonymy:

1963 Biretisporites spectabilis Dettmann pp. 26-27, pl. 2, figs 3-8.

1976 Biretisporites spectabilis Dettmann.; Norvick & Burger pp. 116-117, pl. 18. figs 1,2.

1980 Biretisporites spectabilis Dettmann.; Burger p. 50, pl. 3, figs 1-3, 4 (cf.) 5.

1988 Biretisporites spectabilis Dettmann.; Alley p. 192, fig. 4H.

1988 Biretisporites spectabilis; Pocknall & Lindqvist p. 92.

1996 Biretisporites spectabilis Dettmann.; Duane p. 262, pl. 9, fig. 6.

1997 Biretisporites spectabilis Dettmann.; Vijaya p. 844, fig. 5.16.

(?) 1999 Biretisporites cf. spectabilis Dettmann; Song et al. p. 5, pl. 4, fig. 39 (with additional synonymy).

2007 Biretirsporites spectabilis Dettmann; Said et al. p. 24, fig. 2.4-2.7.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida.

NZ age range: 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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