Basic information
Sample name: Mazan
Sample aka: Malemort-du-Comtat

Reference: O. Maridet, M. Hugueney, and L. Costeur. 2013. The mammalian assemblage of Mazan (Vaucluse, France) and its position in the Early Oligocene European palaeobiogeography. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 106:231-252 [ER 2415]
Country: France

Coordinate: 44° 1' N, 5° 10' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the municipality of Malemort-du-Comtat" but "the nearest town" is Mazan (coordinate based on Malemort-du-Comtat)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: claystone
Habitat comments: "brown clay with reworked limestone blocks" also described as "brown–black, clayish paleosol layers"
Life forms: bats, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals
Sample size: 518
Sampling comments: "tortoise carapaces, crocodile teeth and squamate vertebrae and maxillary fragments were also found" but are not described
collection methods are not discussed
59 indeterminate Cainotheriidae specimens might belong to either Plesiomeryx species or to something else
Sample: 2629
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-21 12:38:51
Modified: 2017-02-21 12:46:28
Abundance distribution
19 species
3 singletons
total count 518
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 3.875
geometric series k: 0.7398
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7539
Shannon's H: 1.8491
Good's u: 0.9942