La Paillade
Basic information
Sample name: La Paillade

Reference: J.-P. Aguilar. 1974. Les rongeurs du Miocène inférieur en Bas-Languedoc et les corrélations entre échelles stratigraphiques marine et continentale. Geobios 7(4):345-398 [ER 2383]
Country: France

Coordinate: 43° 38' N, 3° 49' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Mosson, which includes La Paillade
Aquitanian, younger than Paulhiac and older than Laugnac
possibly MN 2a sensu Hugueney and Ringeade (1989) and therefore roughly 21.5 Ma
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: marl
Habitat comments: the micromammals are from unit 3 ("Marnes blanches à débris de coquilles") and 4 ("Marnes noires et verdâtres à... débris de coquilles") in the local section (Capetta 1970)
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 190
Sampling comments: collecting methods were "le lavage-tamisage et l'attaque à l'acide acétique dilué" according to Capetta (1970)
Plesiosminthus myarion and Steneofiber viciacensis are listed in a table but not described or actually discussed anywhere
additional taxa are not discussed
Sample: 2563
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-16 17:58:30
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:55:45
Abundance distribution
7 species
1 singleton
total count 190
standardised richness: 3.6
Fisher's α: 1.429
geometric series k: 0.4707
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6454
Shannon's H: 1.2738
Good's u: 0.9947