Yelisseev-8 (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: "channel"; sandstone

• Sedimentary context:a small isolated sand-

•stone exposure with poorly preserved plant re-

•mains and no visible sedimentary structures,

•probably a lateral equivalent to part of the section

•represented by sites 9 ^13.

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 34774: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 23.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Birisia jelisejevii
occurs in sandstone
Birisia ochotica
occurs in sandstone
? Florinia sp.
occurs in sandstone
Scheffleraephyllum venustum
occurs in sandstone
Grebenkia anadyrensis
occurs in sandstone
Pteridopsida
 Gleicheniales - Dipteridaceae
Hausmannia bipartita
occurs in sandstone
 Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae
? Coniopteris grebencaensis
occurs in sandstone
 Polypodiales -
Gleichenites asiatica
occurs in sandstone
 Polypodiales - Aspleniaceae
Asplenium dicksonianum
occurs in sandstone
Dicotyledonae
 Scrophulariales - Asteridae
Phyllites sp. Dusén
occurs in sandstone
Magnoliopsida
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanus sp. Linnaeus 1753 plane tree
occurs in sandstone
 Ranunculales - Menispermaceae
Sphenopteridae
  - Sphenopteridae
Sphenopteris sp. 2 Sternberg 1825
occurs in sandstone