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

Proteacidites granoratus Couper 1960


Couper 1960, pl. 5, fig. 19 (holotype)

Vajda & Raine 2010, fig. 6I (Proteacidites sp. cf. P. granoratus)

IGNS taxon number: 688.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma POLLENITES; Turma TRIPORATES.


1960 Proteacidites granoratus Couper p. 50, pl. 5, fig. 19.

1965 Proteacidites cf. granoratus Couper; Mtchedlishvili & Samoilovitch pp. 296-297, pl. 6, figs 13, 14 (latter from New Zealand).

1965 Proteacidites granoratus Couper; Harris p. 92, pl. 28, fig. 17.

2010 Proteacidites sp. cf. P. granoratus; Vajda & Raine p. 368, fig. 6I.

Natural affinity: Dicotyledonae: Proteaceae.

NZ age range: Cretaceous.

Brief description: Pollen. Triporate.

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).