Dieupentale
Basic information
Sample name: Dieupentale

Reference: S. Baudelot and P. Olivier. 1978. Les rongeurs (Mammalia, Rodentia) de l'Oligocène terminal de Dieupentale (sud-ouest de la France: Tarn et Garonne). Geobios 11(1):5-19 [ER 2381]
Geography
Country: France

Coordinate: 43° 52' N, 1° 16' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "une trentaine de kilomètres au NNW de Toulouse dans une carrière exploitée pour une briqueterie" (coordinate based on Dieupentale)
"appartenant au niveau de Coderet" (i.e., MP30 or roughly 23.5 Ma)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: most or all of the described fossils are from "un niveau gréseaux gris-vert, à petits galets calcaires, de quelques cm à 50 cm d'epaisseur" and about 1.5 m higher "un niveau sableux de 0, 30 m à 0, 50 m à petits galets calcaires et d'argile rougeâtre"; most of the microfauna is from the latter level
Methods
Life forms: rodents
Sample size: 674
Sampling comments: insectivores, bats, lagomorphs, carnivores, and ungulates are present but not described
collection methods are unclear
Metadata
Sample: 2560
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-16 12:51:34
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:55:00
Abundance distribution
17 species
1 singleton
total count 674
Fisher's α: 3.169
geometric series k: 0.7172
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8025
Shannon's H: 1.9066
Good's u: 0.9985
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