Boh Dambang
Basic information
Sample name: Boh Dambang

Reference: A.-M. Bacon, P. Duringer, K. Westaway, R. Joannes-Boyau, J.-X. Zhao, N. Bourgon, E. Dufour, S. Pheng, S. Tep, J.-L. Ponche, L. Barnes, A. Blin, E. Patole-Edoumba, and F. Demeter. 2018. Testing the savannah corridor hypothesis during MIS2: The Boh Dambang hyena site in southern Cambodia. Quaternary International 464:417-439 [ER 3075]
Geography
Country: Cambodia

Coordinate: 10° 40' 47" N, 104° 16' 35" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "less than 15 km from the Kampot city"
based on a series of luminescene, ESR, and U/Th dates, most of the fauna is "25-18 ka (MIS2)"
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: claystone
Taphonomic context: carnivore accumulation, cave
Habitat comments: "karstic" and a "cave site"
lithology is a "light brown sandy and silty clay, enriched in places by iron-rich pisolites, sometimes with small gravel and caliches. No obvious beds or vertical changes in the deposits have been observed... The taphonomic analysis reveals that remains were mainly accumulated by hyenas"
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 498
Sampling comments: "we identified taxa by isolated teeth only, since most of the severely damaged skeletal remains could not be used for taxonomic purposes"
Metadata
Sample: 3348
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-08-25 17:37:07
Modified: 2019-08-25 20:53:03
Abundance distribution
16 species
0 singletons
total count 498
Fisher's α: 3.158
geometric series k: 0.7753
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8908
Shannon's H: 2.3762
Good's u: 1.0000
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