Basic information
Sample name: Calta

Reference: S. Sen. 1977. First study of a Pliocene rodent fauna from Anatolia. Bulletin of the Mineral Research and Exploration 89:84-89 [ER 2363]
Country: Turkey

Coordinate: 40.25° N, 32.54° E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "NW of Ankara" (coordinate based on Calta)
"Upper Ruscinian" (i.e., roughly 4 Ma)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: no details are given
Life forms: rodents
Sample size: 271
Sampling comments: collecting methods are not discussed
the total fauna includes "two species of continental gastropods, three species of Amphibia, ten species of Reptilia, one bird, fifteen species of large mammals and twelve species of small mammals: one lagomorph, two insectivores and nine rodents" but only the rodents are described; "large mammals" presumably includes ungulates and carnivores, whereas "Amphibia" and "Reptilia" could mean anything
Sample: 2536
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-14 19:55:02
Modified: 2017-02-16 17:16:21
Abundance distribution
9 species
0 singletons
total count 271
standardised richness: 9.0
Fisher's α: 1.791
geometric series k: 0.6112
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6356
Shannon's H: 1.4320
Good's u: 1.0000