Secarisporites lobatus R.Neves

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002653


Author: R. Neves

Rank: species

Genus: Secarisporites R.Neves

Reference: Neves, R. (1961): Namurian plant spores from the southern Pennines, England. – Palaeontology 4(2): 247–279., link

Page of description: 261

Illustrations or figures: pl. 32, figs 6, 7

Name is type taxon for


Figures: pl. 32, fig. 6

Note: Neither inv. no. nor repository is given in the paper.

Original protologue

Size range 55–85 μ (twenty specimens measured) holotype 81 μ; equatorial outline subcircular, margin lobate and deeply incised; trilete rays thin, reaching to the inner limit of the peripheral zone.


Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian
Yeadonian stage


United Kingdom
Marine shales with Gastrioceras cancellatum, Hipper Sick, Derbyshire (Loc. 12)

Plant fossil remain

pollen and spores