Basic information
Sample name: Sabuncubeli

Reference: H. de Bruijn, S. Mayda, L. van den Hoek Ostende, T. Kaya, and G. Sarac. 2006. Small mammals from the Early Miocene of Sabuncubeli (Manisa, S.W. Anatolia, Turkey). Beiträge zur Paläontologie 30:57-87 [ER 2384]
Country: Turkey

Coordinate: 38° 35' N, 27° 19' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "along the forest road that leads from the main road between Manisa and Bornova to the village of Sarnic" (coordinate is the midpoint of coordinates for Manisa and Bornova)
"in the lower part of MN 3" (i.e., roughly 19 Ma)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: mudstone
Habitat comments: "grey coloured sandy mud rocks of the lower part of the Soma Formation"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 430
Years: 1998, 2000 - 2004
Sampling comments: "wet screening of the matrix on a 0.5 mm mesh... not all the fine fraction could be sorted... A second collection (SBb) from the same level, but some twenty five metres to the East of the original site was made in 2005 from the fine grained upper part of the fossiliferous bed... The concentrate of this second collection has been sorted to the 0.8 mm fraction"
unspecified "large mammals" are also present
Sample: 2566
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-16 21:16:14
Modified: 2017-02-17 13:56:23
Abundance distribution
17 species
2 singletons
total count 430
standardised richness: 11.6
Fisher's α: 3.535
geometric series k: 0.7508
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8687
Shannon's H: 2.2860
Good's u: 0.9953