Paleontological Journal

, Volume 51, Issue 5, pp 556–561 | Cite as

First record of Chadronoxylon fossil wood (Angiospermae, Dicotyledones) from Russia

  • M. A. Afonin


A new species, Chadronoxylon sakhalinensis sp. nov. (Angiospermae, Dicotyledones), from the Upper Cretaceous of Sakhalin (Russian Far East) is described based on the anatomical characters of fossil wood. The fossil wood of Chadronoxylon is found in Russia for the first time.


Chadronoxylon Angiospermae Dicotyledones fossil wood Middle Bykov Subformation Late Turonian–Coniacian Upper Cretaceous Sakhalin Russian Far East 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity, Far East BranchRussian Academy of SciencesVladivostokRussia

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