Basic information
Sample name: Turija
Sample aka: Banovici; BIH

Reference: A. de Leeuw, O. Mandic, H. de Bruijn, Z. Markovic, J. Reumer, W. Wessels, E. Sisic, and W. Krijgsman. 2011. Magnetostratigraphy and small mammals of the Late Oligocene Banovici basin in NE Bosnia and Herzegovina. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 310:400-412 [ER 2379]
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Coordinate: 44° 25' 33" N, 18° 26' 31" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the Turija open-pit mine"
"top MP30/base MN1... Late Oligocene to Early Miocene" and a "the base of C6Cr"; shown in a figure at 24.1 Ma, and the "astronomically tuned age of this boundary in the Gradstein et al. (2004) timescale is 23.03 Ma"
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: claystone
Habitat comments: lacustrine deposits; "The fossils... were collected from a 20 cm thick lignitic clay bed which contains limestone nodules and is located just below the main coal layer" in the local section
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 296
Sampling comments: "Two tons of sediment were washed and sieved over 0.5 mm sieves"
numerous insectivores, marsupials, and lagomorphs are listed without counts being given
rodent IDs follow de Brujn et al. (2013)
Sample: 2558
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-16 11:51:23
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:54:18
Abundance distribution
10 species
0 singletons
total count 296
standardised richness: 10.0
Fisher's α: 1.998
geometric series k: 0.6504
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8182
Shannon's H: 1.9443
Good's u: 1.0000