Basic information
Sample name: Dürrenberg

Reference: D. Kälin. 2013. A new Oligocene (MP 24) mammal fauna (Dürrenberg, Canton Jura, NW Switzerland) from the eastern slope of the "Rauracian depression". Swiss Journal of Geosciences 106:207-218 [ER 2392]
Country: Switzerland

Coordinate: 47° 20' N, 7° 33' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "about 15 km to the east of Delémont" (shown on map as very close to La Scheulte, basis of coordinate)
MP24, i.e., roughly 29.5 Ma based on the time scale of Walliser et al. (2016)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: marl
Habitat comments: "Marlstone with local Jurassic limestone pebbles... Besides, bone fragments, teeth of mammals and reptilians, as well as debris of terrestrial gastropods have been found"
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 19
Years: 2005
Sampling comments: "approximately 600 kg of sediment was... excavated, screen washed and picked for micromammal teeth"
Didelphidae indet. and Lipotyphla indet. are also listed
Sample: 2586
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-17 21:20:17
Modified: 2017-02-17 21:23:42
Abundance distribution
8 species
2 singletons
total count 19
standardised richness: 8.3
Fisher's α: 5.205
geometric series k: 0.7742
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8158
Shannon's H: 1.9133
Good's u: 0.9139