Valbro (déblais)
Basic information
Sample name: Valbro (déblais)
Sample aka: VBO

Reference: S. Peigné, M. Vianey-Liaud, T. Pélissié, and B. Sigé. 2014. Valbro: un nouveau site à vertébrés de l'Oligocène inférieur (MP22) de France (Quercy). I - Contexte géologique; Mammalia: Rodentia, Hyaenodontida, Carnivora. Annales de Paléontologie 100:1-45 [ER 2377]
Country: France

Coordinate: 44° 21' N, 1° 40' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: a Quercy deposit "sur le territoire de la commune de Bach" (coordinate based on Bach)
MP22 (i.e., very roughly 32 Ma)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: claystone
Habitat comments: "argiles rouges fossilifères" in karstic fissure fills
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, other large mammals
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 151
Years: 2000, 2008, 2009, 2012
Sampling comments: numerous other taxa including bats, ungulates, etc. are listed without counts and not described
I have excluded indeterminate carnivorans from the register
separate counts are given for eight additional point collections, but the majority of material is from spoil piles ("déblais")
Sample: 2556
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-15 22:20:18
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:53:38
Abundance distribution
24 species
11 singletons
total count 151
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 8.041
geometric series k: 0.8467
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8417
Shannon's H: 2.3223
Good's u: 0.9275