Yelisseev-5 (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; siltstone

• Sedimentary context:a very small exposure,

•probably a lateral equivalent to a part of the sec-

•tion at sites 9 ^13 (see below).Isolated small silt-

•stone outcrop with no sedimentary structures re-


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 34772: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 23.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Birisia jelisejevii
occurs in siltstone
Birisia ochotica
occurs in siltstone
? Birisia oerstedtii
occurs in siltstone
Cephalotaxopsis heterophylla
occurs in siltstone
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Pagiophyllum triangulare
occurs in siltstone
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Sequoia ex gr. reichenbachii coast redwood
occurs in siltstone
Sequoia sp. Endlicher 1847 coast redwood
occurs in siltstone
Cladophlebis sp. 1 Brongniart 1849
occurs in siltstone
 Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae
Coniopteris anadyrensis
occurs in siltstone
? Coniopteris grebencaensis
occurs in siltstone
 Polypodiales - Aspleniaceae
Asplenium dicksonianum
occurs in siltstone