Bulbula (B1s1)
Basic information
Sample name: Bulbula (B1s1)

Reference: J. Lesur, J. T. Faith, F. Bon, A. Dessie, C. Ménard, and L. Bruxelles. 2016. Paleoenvironmental and biogeographic implications of terminal Pleistocene large mammals from the Ziway-Shala Basin, Main Ethiopian Rift, Ethiopia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 449:567-579 [ER 3068]
Country: Ethiopia

Coordinate: 7° 43' N, 38° 39' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Bulbula
calibrated AMS dates on charcoal:
13, 535-13, 304 ybp
13, 443-13, 214 ybp
13, 455-13, 193 ybp
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Taphonomic context: human accumulation, paleosol
Habitat comments: apparently a paleosol
Life forms: rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, fishes
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 326
Years: 2008 - 2010
Sampling comments: "These deposits yielded numerous faunal and lithic remains as well as several ostrich eggshell (OES) fragments... Sediment was screened at the site and selected samples were wet-sieved in the laboratory (both with a 2 mm mesh)"
various unidentified bovids, small mammals, birds, bivalves are also present
Sample: 3340
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-08-24 19:41:03
Modified: 2019-08-25 20:44:18
Abundance distribution
13 species
1 singleton
total count 326
standardised richness: 9.1
Fisher's α: 2.709
geometric series k: 0.6886
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8414
Shannon's H: 2.0760
Good's u: 0.9969