Qesem Cave (Concentration 1)
Basic information
Sample name: Qesem Cave (Concentration 1)

Reference: K. T. Smith, L. C. Maul, F. Flemming, R. Barkai, and A. Gopher. 2016. The microvertebrates of Qesem Cave: A comparison of the two concentrations. Quaternary International 398:233-245 [ER 2373]
Country: Israel

Coordinate: 32.11° N, 34.98° E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "a sediment-filled karst chamber cave on the moderate western slopes of the Samaria hills" (coordinate based on Qesem Cave)
"roughly 250-280 ka"
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: lithology not discussed
Life forms: bats, rodents, other small mammals, lizards, snakes, turtles, frogs, fishes
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 5472
Years: 2006 - 2012
Sampling comments: "sediment was screenwashed using a 0.8 mm mesh size"
I have omitted Squamata indet., Soricidae indet., Chiroptera indet., and Rodentia indet. from the register
Sample: 2551
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-15 13:59:17
Modified: 2017-02-15 14:04:33
Abundance distribution
30 species
4 singletons
total count 5472
standardised richness: 8.5
Fisher's α: 4.179
geometric series k: 0.7616
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7043
Shannon's H: 1.6884
Good's u: 0.9993