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

Grapnelispora evansii Stover & Partridge 1984


Vajda & Raine 2003, fig. 5J

IGNS taxon number: 127.

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


1984 Grapnelispora evansii Stover & Partridge pp. 140-143, pl. 1, figs 1-12.

1987 Grapnelispora evansii; Helby et al. p. 59, fig. 36L.

1990 Grapnelispora sp. cf. G. evansii Stover & Partridge; Askin p. 152, pl. 2, fig. 3.

1991 Grapnelispora sp.; Askin et al. p. 114, fig. 14a.

1992 Grapnelispora evansii Stover & Partridge; Alley & Clarke p. 118, figs 4K, 4L.

1997 Grapnelispora evansii Stover & Partridge; Pirrie et al. p. 129, fig. 10h.

1997 Grapnelispora evansii Stover & Partridge; Quattrocchio et al. p. 240, pl. 2, fig. 12.

2003 Grapnelispora evansii Stover & Partridge; Vajda & Raine p. 261, fig. 5J.

2007 Grapnelispora evansii Stover & Partridge; Thorn et al. p. 3.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida?; Salviniaceae?.

NZ age range: Cretaceous.

Brief description: Spore. Acavate. 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.".
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DELTA Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993, 1999) should also be cited (see References).