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

Densoisporites sp. Vajda & Raine 2010


Vajda & Raine 2010, fig. 5L

IGNS taxon number: 893.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma SPORITES; Turma TRILETES; Suprasubturma PERINOTRILETES; Subturma ZONOPEROTRILETES.


2010 Densoisporites sp.; Vajda & Raine table 1, fig. 5L.

Natural affinity: Lycopsida.

NZ age range: Cretaceous.

Brief description: Spore. Cavate. Trilete. Outline in polar view circular. Proximal surface hemispherical. Laesurae long, or very long (extend to equator). Laesurae simple.

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).