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

Maculatasporites delicatus Foster 1975


Crosbie 1985, pl. 2, fig. 14

IGNS taxon number: 419.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma POLLENITES; Turma ALETES-INAPERTURATES; Suprasubturma ACAVATALETES; Subturma AZONALETES; Infraturma MURORNATI.


1975 Maculatasporites delicatus Foster p. 152, pl. 8, figs 14, 15.

1979 Maculatasporites delicatus Foster; Foster p. 105.

1985 Maculatasporites delicatus Foster; Crosbie p. 119, pl. 2, fig. 14.

Natural affinity: Chlorophyta?.

NZ age range: Permian.

Brief description: Pollen. Alete.

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).