Gorafe-A
Basic information
Sample name: Gorafe-A

Reference: A. Ruiz Bustos, C. Sesé, C. Dabrio, J. A. Peña, and J. Padial. 1984. Geologia y fauna de micromamiferos del nuevo yacimiento del Pliocene inferior de Gorafe-A (depresion de Guadix-Baza, Granada). Estudios Geológicos 40:231-241 [ER 2409]
Geography
Country: Spain
State: Granada

Coordinate: 37° 29' N, 3° 2' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: shown on a map as about 1 km ESE of Baños de Alicun, which is several km NW of Gorafe (basis of coordinate)
"Pliocene inferior" and either MN14 or MN15 (i.e., roughly 4 Ma)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: unit also includes "calizas blancas" and "localmente, lignitos" but fossils are apparently from lacustrine "arcillas contienen restos de gasterópodos (Rumina), dientes de peces y ostrácodos lacustres"
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 75
Sampling comments: an indeterminate carnivore and an indeterminate cervid are listed but not described
"Los restos fósiles... provienen del levigado de aproximadamente 250 kgs"
Metadata
Sample: 2621
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-19 14:01:59
Modified: 2017-02-19 14:01:59
Abundance distribution
8 species
1 singleton
total count 75
Fisher's α: 2.267
geometric series k: 0.6671
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8258
Shannon's H: 1.8577
Good's u: 0.9867
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