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

Dictyotriletes cf. D. aules Rigby 1977

IGNS taxon number: 770.

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


1977 Dictyotriletes aules Rigby in Rigby & Hekel p. 15, pl. 6, fig. 9.

1979 Dictyotriletes aules Rigby; Foster p. 46, pl. 10, fig. 9.

2001 Dictyotriletes cf. D. aules Rigby; Campbell et al. p. 490.

2008 Dictyotriletes sp. cf. D. aules Rigby; Playford & Rigby p. 19, pl. 3, figs 4a, 4b.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida?.

NZ age range: Permian.

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.".
© 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).