Montalvos 2
Basic information
Sample name: Montalvos 2

Reference: K. Hordijk, A. Bosma, H. de Bruijn, J. van Dam, C. Geraedts, L. van den Hoek Ostende, J. Reumer, and W. Wessels. 2015. Biostratigraphical and palaeoecological implications of the small mammal assemblage from the late early Miocene of Montalvos2, Teruel Basin, Spain. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 95:321-346 [ER 2394]
Country: Spain

Coordinate: 40° 27' N, 1° 3' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the northern part of the Teruel Basin, 3 km ESE of the village of Cuevas Labradas" (coordinate based on Cuevas Labradas)
"late early Miocene... local zone Ca... correlated to the European MN4.... the best estimate of the age of Montalvos2 lies between 16.4 and 16.2 Ma" based on correlation with other Spanish samples that are directly dated
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: marl
Habitat comments: "grey marl... situated between limestone beds"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 777
Sampling comments: "The material was collected by the late Remmert Daams, and Albert van der Meulen, and the sediments were wet-screened by using a set of screens, the finest of which had a 0.5-mm mesh"
additional taxa are not discussed
Sample: 2588
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-18 09:33:22
Modified: 2017-03-14 20:37:05
Abundance distribution
23 species
4 singletons
total count 777
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 4.450
geometric series k: 0.7842
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8573
Shannon's H: 2.3422
Good's u: 0.9949