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

Droseradites spinosa Cookson 1947

IGNS taxon number: 729.

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


1947 Droseridites spinosa Cookson p. 137, pl. 16, figs 70, 71.

1985 Droseridites cf. spinosa Cookson; Nagy pp. 181-182, pl. 105, figs 8-10.

1987 Droseridites spinosa Cookson; Ramanujam p. 36, pl. 4, fig. 103.

(?)1989 ?Drosera; Mildenhall & Pocknall p. 13.

Natural affinity: Dicotyledonae: Droseraceae (Drosera).

NZ age range: Neogene.

Brief description: Pollen. Regular tetrahedral tetrad. Stephanoporate.

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).