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

Dictyotosporites sp. Norris 1968


Couper 1953, pl. 1, fig. 7.

Norris 1968, fig. 32

Norris 1968, fig. 33

Norris 1968, fig. 34

IGNS taxon number: 174.

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


1953 ?Pilularia novaezelandiae T Kirk; Couper p. 25, pl. 1, fig. 7.

1968 Dictyotosporites sp.; Norris p. 318, figs 32-34.

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).