Genesee (Paleocene of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (53.3° N, 114.4° W: paleocoordinates 60.2° N, 89.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Chandrasekharam. 1974. Megafossil flora from the Genesee Locality, Alberta, Canada. Palaeontographica Abteilung B 147:1-41 [D. Royer/D. Royer/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34887: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 09.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Pinopsida
 Pinales - Cupressaceae
Fokienia catenulata Fujian cypress
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney 1951 dawn redwood
Glyptostrobus nordenskioldi Chinese swamp cypress
Pteridopsida
  - Ophioglossaceae
Botrychium sp. Swartz 1800
 Polypodiales - Blechnaceae
Woodwardia arctica Brown 1962
Dicotyledonae
 Rhamnales - Rosidae
Vitis sp. Linnaeus grapevine
Magnoliopsida
 Saxifragales - Cercidiphyllaceae
Cercidiphyllum sp. Siebold and Zuccarini 1846 katsura
Tapiscia
  - Tapisciaceae
Nordenskioldia
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