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

Tripunctisporis maastrichtiensis (Krutzsch 1966) Herngreen et al. 1986


Pocknall & Tremain 1988, fig. 7.13A

IGNS taxon number: 312.

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


1966 Stereisporites (Tripunctisporis) maastrichtiensis Krutzsch in Döring et al. p. 73-76, text-fig. 2.3, pl. 1 figs 3-5.

1973 Stereisporites (Tripunctisporis) sp.; Stover & Evans p. 71, pl. 2, fig. 12.

1973 Stereisporites (Tripunctisporis) sp.; Stover & Partridge p. 251.

1983 Stereisporites (Tripunctisporis) sp.; Aitchison et al. p. 104.

1984 Stereisporites (Tripunctisporis) sp.; Raine p. 10.

1986 Tripunctisporis maastrichtiensis (Krutzsch) Herngreen et al. p. 11.

1987 Stereisporites (Tripunctisporis); Helby et al. p. 59, fig. 36P.

1988 Tripunctisporis sp.; Raine in Pocknall & Tremain p. 93, fig. 7.13A.

1992 Stereisporites (Tripunctisporis) sp.; Alley & Clarke p. 118, fig. 4C.

1992 Stereisporites (Tripunctisporis) sp. Stover & Evans; Alley & Broadbridge p. 250, fig. 6K.

1993 Stereisporites (Tripunctisporis) sp.; Macphail et al. p. 692, fig. 6.

1999 Stereisporites (Tripunctisporis) sp.; Macphail p. 209, pl. 1, fig. 24.

Natural affinity: Bryophyta.

NZ age range: Cretaceous to 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
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DELTA Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993, 1999) should also be cited (see References).