Yelisseev-11 (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: pond; fine-grained sandstone

• Sedimentary context:small outcrop of ┬óne-

•grained,well-sorted sandstone that is wave

•rippled and cross-laminated.The leaves drape rip-

•ple surfaces.Some iron-stained root traces occur.

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 34778: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 23.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Birisia jelisejevii
occurs in sandstone
Birisia ochotica
occurs in sandstone
Sapindophyllum sp.
occurs in sandstone
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia alaskana" = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia alaskana" = Nilsonia cycads
occurs in sandstone
Cladophlebis sp. Brongniart 1849
occurs in sandstone
 Gleicheniales - Dipteridaceae
Hausmannia bipartita
occurs in sandstone
 Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae
? Coniopteris grebencaensis
occurs in sandstone
 Polypodiales -
Gleichenites asiatica
occurs in sandstone
Gleichenites zippeii
occurs in sandstone
 Polypodiales - Aspleniaceae
Asplenium dicksonianum
occurs in sandstone
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanaceae indet. Lestiboudois 1826
occurs in sandstone
Platanus louravetlanica plane tree
occurs in sandstone
 Ranunculales - Menispermaceae
Menispermites markovoensis
occurs in sandstone
Menispermites sp. Lesquereux
occurs in sandstone
? Araliaephyllum sp. Fontaine 1889
occurs in sandstone