BLS-5A
Basic information
Sample name: BLS-5A
Sample aka: Barranco de Blas

Reference: A. García-Alix, R. Minwer-Barakat, E. Martín-Suárez, and M. Freudenthal. 2007. A late Ruscinian (Pliocene) rodent fauna from the Granada Basin (SE Spain). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(4):1066-1070 [ER 2360]
Geography
Country: Spain

Coordinate: 37° 11' N, 4° 4' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: apparently somewhere near Calardos (basis of coordinate)
MN15 (i.e., roughly 4 Ma)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "black-grey lutites, red conglomerates and, to a lesser extent, limestones" with the fossils apparently from a channel sandstone based on Fig. 2
Methods
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 18
Sampling comments: "We processed 900 kg of sediment from BLS-1, 1320kg from BLS-5A, and 2200 kg from BLS-6"
an indeterminate soricid was found in one of the samples (not clear which one)
Metadata
Sample: 2532
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-14 17:30:38
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:49:42
Abundance distribution
6 species
4 singletons
total count 18
Fisher's α: 3.152
geometric series k: 0.6190
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5621
Shannon's H: 1.2419
Good's u: 0.7778
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