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

Reticulatisporites castellatus Pocock 1962

IGNS taxon number: 306.

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


1962 Reticulatisporites castellatus Pocock p. 35, pl. 1, fig. 14.

1969 Reticulatisporites castellatus Pocock; Vagvolgyi & Hills p. 166, pl. 1, figs 15, 16.

1971 Reticulatisporites castellatus Pocock; Phillips & Felix p. 285, pl. 1, fig. 4.

1972 Reticulatisporites sp. cf. R. castellatus Pocock; Waterhouse & Norris pp. 4-5.

1986 Reticulatisporites castellatus Pocock; Ashraf & Erben p. 133, pl. 5, fig. 11.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida?; or Bryophyta (e.g. Fossombronia).

NZ age range: Jurassic.

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).