Basic information
Sample name: Lespignan

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° 16' N, 3° 10' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "A 1 km au Sud" of Lespignan (Capetta 1973) (coordinate based on Lespignan)
Aquitanian, younger than Paulhiac and older than Laugnac
MN 2b according to Hugueney and Ringeade (1989) and therefore roughly 20.5 Ma
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: sandstone
Habitat comments: rodents are from bed 10 ("sables jaunes à gris") of Capetta (1973)
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 70
Sampling comments: "Les vertébrés ont été récoltés par lavage-tamisage" (Capetta 1973)
additional taxa are not discussed
Sample: 2565
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-16 18:04:39
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:56:10
Abundance distribution
12 species
2 singletons
total count 70
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 4.168
geometric series k: 0.7491
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8124
Shannon's H: 2.0121
Good's u: 0.9726