Genesee (Paleocene of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (53.3° N, 114.4° W: paleocoordinates 60.2° N, 89.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Chandrasekharam. 1974. Megafossil flora from the Genesee Locality, Alberta, Canada. Palaeontographica Abteilung B 147:1-41 [D. Royer/D. Royer/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34887: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 09.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Coniferales - Cupressaceae
Glyptostrobus nordenskioldi Chinese swamp cypress
Taxodium dubium Sternberg 1824 cypress
Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney 1951 dawn redwood
Fokienia catenulata Fujian cypress
 Saxifragales - Cercidiphyllaceae
Cercidiphyllum sp. Siebold and Zuccarini 1846 katsura
 Trochodendrales - Trochodendraceae
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanus raynoldsii Newberry 1868 plane tree
 Vitales - Vitaceae
Vitis sp. Linnaeus 1753 grapevine
Ampelopsis acerifolia Newberry 1868
 Huerteales - Tapisciaceae
 Ophioglossales - Ophioglossidae
Botrychium sp. Swartz 1800
 Polypodiales - Polypodiidae
Woodwardia arctica Brown 1962
 Salviniales - Polypodiidae
Azolla schopfii Dijkstra 1961