Inkonak M.R. 6
Basic information
Sample name: Inkonak M.R. 6

Reference: H. de Bruijn, E. Unay, L. van den Hoek Ostende, and G. Sarac. 1992. A new association of small mammals from the lowermost Lower Miocene of central Anatolia. Geobios 25(5):651-670 [ER 2382]
Country: Turkey

Coordinate: 39° 16' N, 36° 56' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "along the Sivas-Kangal main road near the village of Inkonak 50 km south of Sivas" (apparently meaning near Ulas, basis of coordinate)
"in the Dokmetas member of the Cevizcik Formation... we tentatively assign it an earliest Early Miocene age" and approximately "MN 1 or 2" (i.e., roughly 22 Ma)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "buff to white coloured fluviatile and lacustrine deposits"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sample size: 209
Sampling comments: collected "from about four tons of clay"
collecting methods not discussed, but all the fossils appear to be isolated cheek teeth, so sieving was presumably used
Sample: 2561
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-16 13:53:12
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:55:14
Abundance distribution
10 species
1 singleton
total count 209
Fisher's α: 2.188
geometric series k: 0.5988
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6398
Shannon's H: 1.3339
Good's u: 0.9952