Tarazona 2
Basic information
Sample name: Tarazona 2
Sample aka: TAR2

Reference: M. A. Alvarez-Sierra, I. García Paredes, and . Peláez-Campomanes. 2006. Middle Miocene rodents from the Tarazona area (Ebro Basin, Spain). Beiträge zur Paläontologie 30:5-13 [ER 2401]
Country: Spain

Coordinate: 41° 54' N, 1° 43' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Tarazona
MN5, and specifically "late Dd or E" in the zonation of Daams and Freudenthal (1981) (i.e., roughly 15 Ma)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: claystone
Habitat comments: "a silty-clay bed, 20 cm thick, situated about 10 m above the classical Tarazona locality. From top to bottom the colour of this bed goes from dark to light grey. It shows remains of gastropods, clay pebbles and scarce bones fragments"
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 21
Years: 1999, 2000
Sampling comments: "Some 150 kg of sediment from each level were screened"
Sample: 2599
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-18 16:30:11
Modified: 2017-02-18 16:30:11
Abundance distribution
5 species
3 singletons
total count 21
standardised richness: 3.8
Fisher's α: 2.076
geometric series k: 0.5266
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5310
Shannon's H: 1.0735
Good's u: 0.8571