Yelisseev-19 (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

• Sedimentary context:this site is situated within

•a crevasse channel fill in the upper floodplain

•package.Angular allochthonous wood pieces,5 -

•10 cm in length,occur.Although fragmentary,

•these wood remains appear not to have been

•transported any great distance,i.e.they are not

•water-worn or abraded.Site 19 is a bedding sur-

•face with transported platanoid leaves.

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 34793: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 25.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pityostrobus sp. Dutt 1916
 Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanus louravetlanica plane tree
large leaves