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

Lycospora pallida (de Jersey 1962) de Jersey 1971


Zhang & Grant-Mackie 2001, fig. 16L

Zhang & Grant-Mackie 2001, fig. 16M

IGNS taxon number: 264.

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


1962 Cingulatisporites pallidus de Jersey p. 6, pl. 2, figs 4, 5.

1971 Lycospora pallida (de Jersey) de Jersey p. 9, pl. 3, figs 3-6.

1997 Lycospora pallida (de Jersey) de Jersey; Zhang & Grant-Mackie p. 17, pl. 1, fig. 22.

2001 Lycospora pallida (de Jesrey) de Jersey; Zhang & Grant-Mackie pp. 625-626, figs 16L, 16M.

Natural affinity: Lycopsida.

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

Brief description: Spore. Cingulate. 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).