El Horno Cave (Level 1)
Basic information
Sample name: El Horno Cave (Level 1)

Reference: M. A. Fano, A. García-Moreno, A. Chauvin, I. Clemente-Conte, S. Costamagno, I. Elorrieta-Baigorri, N. E. Pascual, and A. Tarriño. 2016. Contribution of landscape analysis to the characterisation ofPalaeolithic sites: A case study from El Horno Cave (northern Spain). Quaternary International 412:82-98 [ER 3080]
Country: Spain
State: Cantabria

Coordinate: 43° 15' N, 3° 27' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the middle Ason valley, at the base of a vertical wall on the south-west side of Monte Pando"
coordinate based on Cueva de Covalanas
"A sample of bones from the upper part of the level (collected at different depths, with a maximum difference of 10 cm) provided the determination GX-27457(12, 530±190 BP, 13, 426-12, 107 cal BC"
Climate and habitat
Lithology: limestone
Taphonomic context: cave, human accumulation
Habitat comments: "a yellowish sediment with a compact texture, 0.22 m thick"
"the impact of carnivores is very limited (less than 1% of the toothmarks on the remains). Taphonomic analysis strongly suggests a human origin for the fauna"
Life forms: ungulates, other small mammals
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 290
Years: 1999 - 2007
Sample: 3353
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-08-26 15:01:16
Modified: 2019-08-26 15:03:10
Abundance distribution
5 species
1 singleton
total count 290
Fisher's α: 0.858
geometric series k: 0.2525
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.2614
Shannon's H: 0.5152
Good's u: 0.9966