Somosaguas-North
Basic information
Sample name: Somosaguas-North

Reference: M. S. Domingo, D. Martín-Perea, L. Domingo, E. Cantero, J. L. Cantalpiedra, B. A. García Yelo, A. R. Gómez Cano, G. M. Alcalde, O. Fesharaki, M. Hernández, and . Fernández. 2017. Taphonomy of mammalian fossil bones from the debris-flow deposits of Somosaguas-North (Middle Miocene, Madrid Basin, Spain). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 465:103-121 [ER 2334]
Geography
Country: Spain

Coordinate: 40° 26' N, 3° 49' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "on the campus of the Complutense University of Madrid in the town of Pozuelo de Alarcón... MN5 unit... between 14.05 and 13.75 Ma" (coordinate based on Pozuelo de Alarcón)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: interpreted as "a savnna biome... in a tropical semiarid climate" with material from unit T3, a "poorly-sorted coarse arkosic sandstones and fine conglomerates with a silty-clay matrix, interbedded with irregular clay levels"
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, ungulates
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 1533
Sampling comments: Carnivora, Ruminantia, and Artiodactyla indet. counts are omitted
Metadata
Sample: 2494
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-12 13:07:52
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:42:05
Abundance distribution
10 species
1 singleton
total count 1533
Fisher's α: 1.434
geometric series k: 0.4767
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6297
Shannon's H: 1.2740
Good's u: 0.9993
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