Borsuka Cave (Level VI)
Basic information
Sample name: Borsuka Cave (Level VI)

Reference: J. Wilczynski, B. Miekina, G. Lipecki, L. Lougas, A. Marciszak, B. Rzebik-Kowalska, E. Stworzewicz, Z. Szyndlar, and K. Wertz. 2012. Faunal remains from Borsuka Cave - an example of local climate variability during Late Pleistocene in southern Poland. Acta zoologica cracoviensia 55(2):131-155 [ER 3087]
Geography
Country: Poland

Coordinate: 50° 9' 54" N, 19° 42' 12" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "about 20 km west of Kraków, in the Kraków Valleys Landscape Park"
there are dates of 26, 430 +/- 180 BP on "a reindeer metatarsus" and 27, 350 +/- 450 BP "from a European elk tooth pendant"
Climate and habitat
Lithology: claystone
Taphonomic context: cave, human accumulation
Habitat comments: "sharp-edged unweathered limestone rubble filled clay material of greyish-yellow colour" with "human remains accompanied with numerous personal ornaments made of teeth of large ungulates"
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, frogs, fishes, snails
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 1654
Years: 2008 - 2010
Sampling comments: Mammuthus primigenius specimens found during initial exploration of the cave may derive from this layer
Metadata
Sample: 3365
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-08-26 22:04:49
Modified: 2019-08-26 22:12:00
Abundance distribution
57 species
19 singletons
total count 1654
Fisher's α: 11.445
geometric series k: 0.9020
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8966
Shannon's H: 2.6619
Good's u: 0.9885
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