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

Concavissimisporites grumulus Foster 1979


Mildenhall 1994, pl. 20, fig. 15 (cf.)

Mildenhall 1994, pl. 21, fig. 1 (cf.)

IGNS taxon number: 110.

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


1979 Concavissimisporites grumulus Foster pp. 33-34, pl. 4, figs 3-8.

1982 Concavissimisporites grumulus Foster; Foster p. 178, pl. 3, fig. 2.

1994 Concavissimisporites sp. cf. C. grumulus Foster; Mildenhall pp. 13, 99, pl. 20, fig. 15; pl. 21, fig. 1.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida.

NZ age range: Permian to Triassic (reworked into younger strata).

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).