Basic information
Sample name: Süngülü

Reference: H. de Bruijn, E. Unay, G. Sarac, and A. Yilmaz. 2003. A rodent assemblage from the Eo/Oligocene boundary interval near Süngülü, Lesser Caucasus, Turkey. Coloquios de Paleontología Vol. Ext. :47-76 [ER 2388]
Country: Turkey

Coordinate: 41° 28' N, 42° 52' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "about two kilometres north east of the village of Süngülü" (coordinate based on Süngülü)
"Latest Eocene or Earliest Oligocene" but the "presence of an indeterminate glyptosaure... seems to be in favour a Late Eocene Age" (i.e., MP19 or about 34.5 Ma based on the time scale of Walliser et al. 2016)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: limestone
Habitat comments: "near the top of a ± 45 m thick section of fluvio-lacustrine deposits... The mammal remains have been collected from two subsequent beds: A ± 40 cm thick tuffite with operculae of gastropods, and the overlying ± 30 cm of white silty limestone with silicified nodules" (most specimens are from the third of three point samples, which is from the upper level)
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 679
Years: 1996
Sampling comments: collected by "screenwashing"
additional taxa are not discussed
Sample: 2574
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-17 16:22:56
Modified: 2017-02-17 16:23:40
Abundance distribution
11 species
1 singleton
total count 679
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.864
geometric series k: 0.5741
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7763
Shannon's H: 1.7966
Good's u: 0.9985