Basic information
Sample name: Kapsomin

Reference: P. Mein and M. Pickford. 2006. Late Miocene micromammals from the Lukeino Formation (6.1 to 5.8 Ma), Kenya. Bulletin mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 75(4):183-223 [ER 2337]
Country: Kenya

Coordinate: 0° 52' 30" N, 35° 54' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "eastern foothills of the Tugen Hills... The deposits range in age from 6.1 to 5.8 Ma"
coordinate based on Pickford (1975)
most material is apparently from "sands" in Member B (Pickford 1975)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: sandstone
Life forms: bats, primates, rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 824
Sampling comments: "wet screening"
a few additional specimens from Aragai and Kapcheberek are listed
Sample: 2498
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-12 18:16:54
Modified: 2017-02-12 18:21:32
Abundance distribution
26 species
9 singletons
total count 824
standardised richness: 7.4
Fisher's α: 5.109
geometric series k: 0.7935
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7697
Shannon's H: 1.8699
Good's u: 0.9891