Yelisseev-4 (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 - lower Cenomanian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Sedimentary context:a small exposure,prob-

•ably a lateral equivalent to part of the section

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

•to coarse-grained sandstones occur,and the beds

•appear laterally equivalent to those of site 3.

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 34771: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 23.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Birisia ochotica
occurs in sandstone
Cephalotaxopsis intermedia
occurs in sandstone
Tollia sp.
occurs in sandstone
Sorbites asiatica
occurs in sandstone
Scheffleraephyllum venustum
occurs in sandstone
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Elatocladus smittiana
occurs in sandstone
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucarites anadyrensis
occurs in sandstone
Pagiophyllum triangulare
occurs in sandstone
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Sequoia cf. minuta coast redwood
occurs in sandstone
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia serotina" = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia serotina" = Nilsonia cycads
occurs in sandstone
 Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae
Coniopteris anadyrensis
occurs in sandstone
? Coniopteris grebencaensis
occurs in sandstone
 Polypodiales - Aspleniaceae
Asplenium dicksonianum
occurs in sandstone
 Ranunculales - Menispermaceae
Myrtophyllum acuminata
occurs in sandstone
Araliaephyllum dentatum
occurs in sandstone