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

Rugulatisporites neuquenensis Volkheimer 1972

IGNS taxon number: 780.

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


1972 Rugulatisporites neuquenensis Volkheimer pp. 117-118, pl. 5, figs 37-39.

1981 Rugulatisporites neuquenensis Volkheimer; Volkheimer & Quattrocchio p. 425, pl. 2, fig. 6.

1984 Rugulatisporites neuquenensis Volkheimer; Volkheimer & Prampero p. 274, pl. 1, fig. 7.

1999 Rugulatisporites cf. neuquenensis Volkheimer; Landis et al. p. 276.

2002 Rugulatisporites neuquenensis Volkheimer; Sajjadi & Playford p. 52, pl. 11, fig. 11.

2003 Rugulatisporites neuquenensis Volkheimer; Vijaya p. 54, pl. 2, fig. 2.

2009 Rugulatisporites sp. cf. R. neuquenensis Volkheimer; Mantle p. 31, pl. 3, fig. 3.

Natural affinity: Filicopsida.

NZ age range: Jurassic.

Brief description: Spore. 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).