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

Osmundacidites sparsituberculatus (Klimko 1961) Zhang & Grant-Mackie 1997


Zhang & Grant-Mackie 2001, fig. 13C

IGNS taxon number: 145.

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


1961 Osmunda sparsituberculatus Klimko p. 113, pl. 32, figs 1a-1d.

1997 Osmundacidites sparsituberculatus (Klimko) Zhang & Grant-Mackie pp. 15, 56, pl. 9, fig. 16.

2001 Osmundacidites sparsituberculatus (Klimko) Zhang & Grant-Mackie; Zhang & Grant-Mackie p. 610, fig. 13C.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida.

NZ age range: Triassic to Jurassic (boundary zones).

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).