Montredon (niveau supérieur)
Basic information
Sample name: Montredon (niveau supérieur)

Reference: J.-P. Aguilar. 1982. Contributions à l'étude des micromammifères du gisement Miocène supérieur de Montredon (Hérault). 2- Les rongeurs. Palaeovertebrata 12(3):81-117 [ER 2435]
Country: France

Coordinate: 43° 20' N, 2° 54' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "sur la commune de Montouliers... à quelques 300 mètres de la limite avec le département de l'Aude" (Aguilar and Crochet 1982: coordinate based on Montouliers)
"un niveau situé une dizaine de mètres au-dessus" of the original Depéret quarry, "et dénommé niveau supérieur"
"Tortonien (zone D 2)" (not meaning the Spanish zone D); MN10 according to multiple sources
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: lithology not discussed
Life forms: bats, rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 1490
Years: 1977
Sampling comments: most or all of the material appears to have been collected in 1977 using "lavages du sédiment"
Heteroxerus cf. grivensis and Spermophilinus cf. bredai are listed but not described and might be from the lower level
insectivore list is from Crochet and Green (1982) and bat list is from Sigé (1982)
there is no discussion of whether large mammals are present in the upper level
Sample: 2673
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-03-05 15:34:49
Modified: 2017-03-05 15:40:48
Abundance distribution
22 species
4 singletons
total count 1490
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 3.660
geometric series k: 0.7221
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5690
Shannon's H: 1.3563
Good's u: 0.9973