Basic information
Sample name: Podlesice

Reference: K. Kowalski. 1956. Insectivores, bats and rodents from the early Pleistocene bone breccia of Podlesice near Kroczyce (Poland). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 1(4):331-394 [ER 2370]
Country: Poland

Coordinate: 50° 34' N, 19° 32' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "at the village of Podlesice"
apparently MN14 (i.e., about 4.75 Ma)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "a bone breccia... The breccia, about 4 m in thickness, infilled a funnel-like pit in Jurassic limestone, passing downwards as a wide fissure"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 88
Years: 1949
Sampling comments: "The author came across the breccia in 1949 and then collected an important part of it.... Fragments of breccia were dissolved in 10/11 acetic acid... Up to the present about 100 kg of the breccia material has been worked out"
excellent bat material is also discussed, but exact counts for bats are not given, so I have omitted them from the register
Sample: 2548
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-15 12:41:26
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:52:18
Abundance distribution
13 species
2 singletons
total count 88
Fisher's α: 4.213
geometric series k: 0.7729
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8506
Shannon's H: 2.1640
Good's u: 0.9778