Yelisseev-2 (Cretaceous to of Russian Federation)

Also known as Yelisseev locality, Grebenka flora

Where: Russian Federation (64.5° N, 168.9° E: paleocoordinates 78.6° N, 166.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Krivorechenskaya Formation, Albian to Albian (113.0 - 93.9 Ma)

• uppermost Albian to Lower Cenomanian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: crevasse splay; fine-grained, medium sandstone

• Sedimentary context:these small exposures

•probably represent a lateral equivalent to the sec-

•tion represented by sites 9 ^13 (see below).Fine-

•to medium-grained plant-bearing sandstone is

•underlying a conglomerate.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. A. Spicer, A. Ahlberg, A. B. Herman, S. P. Kelley, M. I. Raikevich and P. M. Rees. 2002. Palaeoenvironment and ecology of the middle Cretaceous Grebenka flora of northeastern Asia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 184:65-105 [D. Royer/D. Royer/D. Royer]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34627: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 12.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Birisia jelisejevii
occurs in sandstone
Birisia ochotica
occurs in sandstone
Arctopteris penzhinensis
occurs in sandstone
Cephalotaxopsis intermedia
occurs in sandstone
? Pseudolarix sp.
occurs in sandstone
Pityospermum aff. piniformis
occurs in sandstone
Scheffleraephyllum venustum
occurs in sandstone
Grebenkia anadyrensis
occurs in sandstone
Gnetopsida
  -
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucarites anadyrensis
occurs in sandstone
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pityostrobus sp. 2 Dutt 1916
occurs in sandstone
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia serotina" = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia serotina" = Nilsonia cycads
occurs in sandstone
Pteridopsida
 Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae
? Coniopteris grebencaensis
occurs in sandstone
 Polypodiales - Aspleniaceae
Asplenium dicksonianum
occurs in sandstone
Magnoliopsida
 Saxifragales - Cercidiphyllaceae
Trochodendroides arctica Berry 1926
occurs in sandstone
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanus louravetlanica plane tree
occurs in sandstone
 Ranunculales - Menispermaceae
Menispermites minutus
occurs in sandstone
Araliaephyllum
  -
Araliaephyllum dentatum
occurs in sandstone