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

Tricolpites variogranulosus McIntyre 1965


McIntyre 1965, fig. 16 (holotype)

McIntyre 1965, fig. 17

McIntyre 1965, fig. 18

IGNS taxon number: 515.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma POLLENITES; Turma TRICOLPATES.


1965 Tricolpites variogranulosus McIntyre p. 207, figs 16-18.

1984 Tricolpites variogranulosus McIntyre; Raine p. 10.

1989 Tricolpites cf. T. variogranulosus McIntyre; Mildenhall p. 120, pl. 1, fig. 11.

Natural affinity: Dicotyledonae.

NZ age range: Paleogene to Neogene.

Brief description: Pollen. Tricolpate.

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).