Bryosporis anisopolaris Mildenhall & Bussell, 1990



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: c.90ka (Bussell & Mildenhall, 1990)



New Zealand


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bussell, M. Royd and Mildenhall, D. C. (1990). Extinct palynomorphs from middle and late Pleistocene terrestrial sediments, South Wanganui Basin, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 33(3): 439-447.


Other references:

Bussell, M. Royd. (1993). A late Pleistocene vegetational and climatic history of part oxygen isotope stage 5, Ararata, south Taranaki, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 23(2): 129-145.

Macphail, M. K., Colhoun, E. A. and Fitzsimons, S. J. (1995). Key periods in the evolution of the Cenozoic vegetation and flora in western Tasmania: the late Pliocene. Australian journal of botany 43: 505-526.

Mildenhall, D. C. (1994). Palynological reconnaissance of early Cretaceous to Holocene sediments, Chatham Islands, New Zealand. Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences monograph 7: 206 pp.

Mildenhall, D. C., Stokes, S. and Nelson, C. S. (1992). Palynology, age, and paleoenvironments of carbonaceous facies in the Kaihu Group (Late Pliocene-Pleistocene), northern North Island. New Zealand Geological Survey record 46: 41 pp.

Raine, J. I., Mildenhall, D. C. and Kennedy, E. M. (2011). New Zealand fossil spores and pollen: an illustrated catalogue. 4th edition. GNS Science miscellaneous series no. 4.


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