Yelisseev-27 (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; fine-grained sandstone

• Sedimentary context:isolated small outcrop,

•fine-grained sandstones above the measured sec-


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 34800: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 26.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Birisia jelisejevii
occurs in sandstone; abundant
Cephalotaxopsis heterophylla
occurs in sandstone
Cephalotaxopsis intermedia
occurs in sandstone
Scheffleraephyllum venustum
occurs in sandstone
Dalembia vachrameevii
occurs in sandstone
 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
Sphenobaiera vera
occurs in sandstone
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Sequoia sp. Endlicher 1847 coast redwood
occurs in sandstone
 Caytoniales - Caytoniaceae
Sagenopteris variabilis
occurs in sandstone
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia serotina" = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia serotina" = Nilsonia cycads
occurs in sandstone
 Polypodiales - Aspleniaceae
Asplenium dicksonianum
occurs in sandstone; abundant
Dicotylophyllum sp. A Saporta
occurs in sandstone
 Saxifragales - Cercidiphyllaceae
Trochodendroides arctica Berry 1926
occurs in sandstone
 Ranunculales - Menispermaceae
Myrtophyllum acuminata
occurs in sandstone
Araliaephyllum dentatum
occurs in sandstone