Mas-de-Pauffié sample 4
Basic information
Sample name: Mas-de-Pauffié sample 4

Reference: M. Vianey-Liaud. 2015. Parallelism in the evolution of dental pattern and systematic implications: The case of Protechimys major Schlosser, 1884 (Theridomyinae, Rodentia, Mammalia) and its associated rodents. Comptes Rendus Palevol 14:451-470 [ER 2390]
Country: France

Coordinate: 44° 20' N, 1° 39' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: no details given; apparently near Vaylats (basis of coordinate)
Mas-de-Pauffié is the reference locality for MP26 (i.e., roughly 26.5 Ma based on Walliser et al. 2016)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: claystone
Habitat comments: "a small fissure-filling at the bottom of a subterranean gallery" with the fossils mostly coming from a "red clay"
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 25
Years: 1993
Sampling comments: a sample of "about 1kg" that was almost certainly screenwashed
additional taxa are not discussed
Sample: 2579
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-17 19:36:25
Modified: 2017-02-17 19:36:25
Abundance distribution
5 species
1 singleton
total count 25
standardised richness: 4.5
Fisher's α: 1.879
geometric series k: 0.5491
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6883
Shannon's H: 1.3564
Good's u: 0.9631