Mas-de-Pauffié sample 8
Basic information
Sample name: Mas-de-Pauffié sample 8

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: 7
Years: 1993
Sampling comments: a sample of "about 1kg" that was almost certainly screenwashed
additional taxa are not discussed
Sample: 2583
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-17 19:39:37
Modified: 2017-02-17 19:39:37
Abundance distribution
3 species
1 singleton
total count 7
standardised richness: 2.5
Fisher's α: 1.989
geometric series k: 0.5000
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5000
Shannon's H: 0.9557
Good's u: 0.8929