Basic information
Sample name: Karacali

Reference: E. Unay-Bayraktar. 1989. Rodents from the Middle Oligocene of Turkish Thrace. Utrecht Micropaleontological Bulletins, Special Publication 5:1-119 [ER 2386]
Country: Turkey

Coordinate: 40° 57' N, 26° 38' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in a lignite quarry about 750 m. east of the village of Karacali" (= Karacaali, just north of Pasayigit) (coordinate based on Pasayigit)
presumably MP25 based on the age of Kocayarma
the entire formation was "deposited during some one to two million years"
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: claystone
Habitat comments: "a dark grey claystone about 30 em thick... exposed directly below the higher of the two lignite beds that are being quarried"
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 60
Sampling comments: "The mesh of the finest sieve used is 0.5 mm... The approximate weight of the matrix washed" was "1000 kg"
"The insectivores which occur associated with the rodents will not be dealt with in this paper"
Sample: 2569
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-17 15:06:56
Modified: 2017-02-24 19:53:45
Abundance distribution
5 species
2 singletons
total count 60
standardised richness: 3.0
Fisher's α: 1.297
geometric series k: 0.4387
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6407
Shannon's H: 1.1619
Good's u: 0.9667