The Late Cretaceous floras of the Zeya-Bureya Basin


L. B. Golovneva, T. M. Kodrul, E. V. Bugdaeva


DOI: https://doi.org/10.31111/palaeobotany/2020.11.5


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A general characterization of the Late Cretaceous floras of the Zeya-Bureya Basin is provided based on floristic assemblages from Russia (Amur Region) and China (Heilongjiang Province). Four phases of floral evolution were revealed: the Turonian-Coniacian (the Sutara flora), the Santonian (the YongТancun and Middle Kundur floras), the Campanian (the Taipinglinchang and Late Kundur floras) and the late Maastrichtian (Bureya flora). This long paleofloral succession provides possibility for investigation of different trends in the evolution of the Late Cretaceous taxa, flora, and climate.


Key words: Late Cretaceous, paleofloras, Amur Region, Heilongjiang Province


Section: Articles


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Golovneva L. B., Kodrul T. M., Bugdaeva E. V. 2020. The Late Cretaceous floras of the Zeya-Bureya Basin. Palaeobotany, 11: 5Ц47.†https://doi.org/10.31111/palaeobotany/2020.11.5


Received 12.09.2020; accepted for publication 25.11.2020


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