Basic information
Sample name: Corakyerler

Reference: E. Unay, H. de Bruijn, and F. Suata-Alpaslan. 2006. Rodents from the Upper Miocene Hominoid Locality Corakyerler (Anatolia). Beiträge zur Paläontologie 30:453-467 [ER 2358]
Country: Turkey

Coordinate: 40° 37' N, 33° 37' E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: no geographic details given; coordinate based on map in Kaya et al. (2016)
"we tentatively suggest a correlation with MN11"; confirmed as MN 11 and dated at 8.11 to 7.64 Ma based on magnetostratigraphy by Kaya et al. (2016)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: claystone
Habitat comments: "fossiliferous nodular marl"
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 115
Years: 2001, 2002
Sampling comments: "ob­tained by washing the sediments (± 10 tons) from which the large mammals were collected during the field seasons of 2001-2002... Lagomorpha are absent and the Insectivora are represented by one soricid ml only"
Sample: 2529
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-14 14:38:49
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:49:02
Abundance distribution
12 species
3 singletons
total count 115
standardised richness: 9.2
Fisher's α: 3.373
geometric series k: 0.6842
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6457
Shannon's H: 1.5651
Good's u: 0.9744