Oberdorf 3
Basic information
Sample name: Oberdorf 3

Reference: H. de Bruijn. 1998. Vertebrates from the Early Miocene lignite deposits of the opencast mine Oberdorf (Western Styrian Basin, Austria): 6. Rodentia 1 (Mammalia). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 99 A:99-137 [ER 2444]
Country: Austria

Coordinate: 47° 4' N, 15° 7' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the upper part of the section limiting the east quarry of the lignitie mine of Oberdorf to the north"; immediately east of Bärnbach according to Daxner-Höck et al. (1998) (coordinate based on Bärnbach)
"upper part of the Lower Miocene = MN4"
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: claystone
Habitat comments: "The fossiliferous beds (lignitic clays containing bones as well as wood, seeds and gastropods) are interpreted as paleosols"
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 96
Years: 1989
Sampling comments: collecting methods not discussed, but screenwashed according to Daxner-Höck et al. (1998)
amphibians including frogs, salamanders, and albanerpotontids are also present, but no carnivorans were found
Sample: 2692
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-03-13 08:17:04
Modified: 2017-03-13 08:22:41
Abundance distribution
12 species
3 singletons
total count 96
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 3.620
geometric series k: 0.7582
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8454
Shannon's H: 2.0829
Good's u: 0.9690