Ahl al Oughlam
Basic information
Sample name: Ahl al Oughlam

Reference: D. Geraads. 1995. Rongeurs et insectivores (Mammatia) du Pliocène final de Ahl Al Oughlam (Casablanca, Maroc). Geobios 28(1):99-115 [ER 2366]
Geography
Country: Morocco

Coordinate: 33° 34' 6" N, 7° 30' 43" W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: a quarry "situé en bordure sud-est de l'agglomération de Casablanca" (coordinate based on Ahl al Oughlam)
"l'âge peut être estimé, par la biochronologique, à 2, 5 m.a."
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "Le micromammifères, dont l'accumulation résulte de l'action des prédateurs, comme le montre
la forte digestion des dents, y sont extrêmement abondants"
"sable argileux rouge"
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 2253
Sampling comments: "récolte... que le tamisage de quelques centaines de kg de sédiment"
Metadata
Sample: 2539
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-14 21:03:31
Modified: 2017-02-14 21:03:31
Abundance distribution
9 species
1 singleton
total count 2253
Fisher's α: 1.193
geometric series k: 0.4160
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6579
Shannon's H: 1.2813
Good's u: 0.9996
Register
Paraethomys chikeri589
Praomys skouri oughlamensis141
new subspecies
Mus haouzi1116
Gerbillus bibersoni349
new
Irhoudia aff. bohlini2
Hystrix sp.1
Suncus barbarus24
new: count is of the minimum number of maxillae (7) and mandibles (17) based on measurements
Episoriculus maghrebiensis29
count is of the minimum number of maxillae (17) and mandibles (12)
Erinaceus (Atelerix) sp.2