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

Polypodiaceoisporites retirugatus Muller 1968

IGNS taxon number: 304.

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


1968 Polypodiaceoisporites retirugatus Muller p. 7, pl. 1, fig. 8.

1989 Polypodiaceoisporites cf. retirugatus; Browne & MacKinnon text-figs 8, 11, 12.

1996 Polypodiaceoisporites retirugatus; Playford & Dettmann p. 239, pl. 2, fig. 13.

1997 Polypodiaceoisporites retirugatus Muller; Acevedo et al. p. 115, pl. 2, fig. c.

1997 Polypodiaceoisporites retirugatus Muller; de Villiers & Cadman pp. 74-75, figs 5.1, 5.2.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida: Pteridaceae (Pteris).

NZ age range: Paleogene.

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).