Krasny Yar, Irtysh River (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Omsk, Russian Federation (57.5° N, 72.5° E: paleocoordinates 58.2° N, 71.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; unlithified lignite

• clayey, lumpy brown coal of chocolate color

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original carbon

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: P. I. Dorofeev. 1963. Tretichnye Flory Zapadnoi Sibiri. Akad. Nauk, Moscow/Leningrad 1-343 [B. Tiffney/B. Tiffney/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 23897: authorized by Bruce Tiffney, entered by Sara Pendleton on 23.07.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Carpolithus "sp.1-2" Linnaeus 1768
 Coniferales - Cupressaceae
Glyptostrobus europaeus Brongniart 1833 Chinese swamp cypress
Taxodium dubium Sternberg 1824 cypress
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pinus sp. Linnaeus 1753 pine
 Nymphaeales - Nymphaeaceae
Nuphar sp. Smith 1809 water lily
 Ericales - Ericaceae
 Ericales - Theaceae
Actinidia sp. Chandler 1926 tea
 Ericales - Styracaceae
 Myrtales - Lythraceae
 Fagales - Betulaceae
 Malpighiales - Hypericaceae
 Vitales - Vitaceae
Vitis sp. Linnaeus 1753 grapevine
 Typhales - Commelinidae
 Proteales - Sabiaceae
 Cornales - Nyssaceae
 Caryophyllales - Droseraceae
Aldrovanda sp. Linnaeus
 Mesangiosperms - Araceae
 Poales - Cyperaceae
Scirpus sp. Linnaeus 1753 sedge
Carex sp. Linnaeus 1753 sedge