Ignatov M.S.1, Perkovsky E.E.2 2013. Mosses from Sakhalinian amber (Russian Far East) // Arctoa. Vol. 22: 79–82 [in English].
1 Tsitsin Main Botanical Garden of Russian Academy of Sciences, Botanicheskaya 4, Moscow 127276 Russia; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, B. Khmelnitsky str., 15, Kiev 01-106, Ukraine; e-mail: email@example.com
KEYWORDS: fossil, mosses, amber, Sakhalin, Middle Eocene, Brachytheciites, Pseudoleskeellites.
ABSTRACT. Mosses are found in Middle Eocene amber from Sakhalin in the Russian Far East for the first time. They are referred to form-genera of Hypnalean mosses and described as Brachytheciites sachalinensis sp. nov. and Pseudoleskeellites obscurus gen. et sp. nov. Both species are known by gametophytes with partly observable leaf cell structure.