Vallparadís Estació layer EVT7
Basic information
Sample name: Vallparadís Estació layer EVT7

Reference: I. Lozano-Fernández, J. M. López-García, J. Aurell-Garrido, D. M. Alba, and J. Madurell-Malapeira. 2015. Data review on the small mammals from the late Early Pleistocene of Vallparadís Estació layer EVT7 (Vallès-Penedès Basin, NE Iberian Peninsula): Biochronological and palaeoenvironmental implications. Quaternary International 389:159-166 [ER 2374]
Country: Spain

Coordinate: 41° 34' N, 2° 1' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Estació de Vallparadís Universitat
"the age of EVT is very close to 0.9 Ma"
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: mudstone
Habitat comments: "a 14 m-thick succession mainly composed of conglomerates and mudstones" with the fossils from "a 3 m-thick, mud-supported, greenish bed generated by high-density flows (debris-flows and mud-flows)"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 129
Years: 2005 - 2008
Sampling comments: "sediments from each differentiated level were screen-washed... with mesh sizes of 5 mm, 2 mm and 0.5 mm"
Sample: 2553
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-15 14:37:11
Modified: 2017-02-15 14:37:33
Abundance distribution
9 species
1 singleton
total count 129
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.202
geometric series k: 0.6214
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7637
Shannon's H: 1.6998
Good's u: 0.9924