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

Herkosporites proxistriatus Burger 1976

IGNS taxon number: 129.

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


1976 Herkosporites proxistriatus Burger in Norvick & Burger p. 118, pl. 18, figs 13-16.

1989 Herkosporites proxistriatum; Browne & MacKinnon text-figs 12, 13.

1994 Herkosporites proxistriatus Burger; Mildenhall pp. 11, 59.

Natural affinity: Lycopsida.

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.".
© 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).