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

Aratrisporites sp. Zhang & Grant-Mackie 1997


Zhang & Grant-Mackie 2001, fig. 21Q

Zhang & Grant-Mackie 2001, fig. 22G

Zhang & Grant-Mackie 2001, fig. 22H

IGNS taxon number: 796.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma SPORITES; Turma MONOLETES; Suprasubturma PERINOMONOLETES.


1997 Aratrisporites sp.; Zhang & Grant-Mackie p. 18, pl. 10, fig. 14.

2001 Aratrisporites sp[p].; Zhang & Grant-Mackie p. 647, figs 21Q, 22G, 22H.

Natural affinity: Lycopsida.

NZ age range: Triassic.

Brief description: Spore. Cavate. Monolete.

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).