Yelisseev-3 (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)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Sedimentary context:this is a small exposure

•which probably represents a lateral equivalent to

•sites 9 ^13 (see below).Medium-to coarse-grained

•sandstones occur just above a sharp contact with

•a mudstone.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying

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 34628: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 12.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Thallites sp.
occurs in sandstone
Birisia jelisejevii
occurs in sandstone
Arctopteris penzhinensis
occurs in sandstone
Cephalotaxopsis heterophylla
occurs in sandstone
Cephalotaxopsis intermedia
occurs in sandstone
Grebenkia anadyrensis
occurs in sandstone
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Elatocladus smittiana
occurs in sandstone
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucarites anadyrensis
occurs in sandstone
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pityostrobus sp. 2 Dutt 1916
occurs in sandstone
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Sequoia spp. Endlicher 1847 coast redwood
occurs in sandstone
 Gleicheniales - Dipteridaceae
Hausmannia bipartita
occurs in sandstone
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
Gleichenia zippei
occurs in sandstone
 Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae
? Coniopteris sp. Brongniart 1849
occurs in sandstone