La Majadita
Basic information
Sample name: La Majadita
Sample aka: Buena Vista

Reference: D. R. Jackson and E. Fernandez. 2005. A small Pleistocene mammalian megafauna from southern Honduras. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 45(4):261-269 [ER 3118]
Country: Honduras

Coordinate: 13° 48' 15" N, 86° 39' 24" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "2.5 km north of the Nicaraguan border... 1.75 km southwest of the pueblo of Buena Vista"
"late Pleistocene" and specifically "early Rancholabrean"
Climate and habitat
Lithology: conglomerate
Taphonomic context: fluvial deposit
Habitat comments: "The fossils rested principally at the bottom of a 20-cm thick stratum of fine, reddish-brown gravel, presumably of volcanic origin" and the strata were "laid down as a fluvial channel (or possibly alluvial fan) deposit"
Life forms: ungulates, other large mammals
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 92
Years: 1980
Sampling comments: "we did not attempt to screen sediments"
Sample: 3406
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-08-30 14:56:11
Modified: 2019-08-30 14:56:11
Abundance distribution
4 species
0 singletons
total count 92
standardised richness: 4.0
Fisher's α: 0.853
geometric series k: 0.4297
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4876
Shannon's H: 0.9453
Good's u: 1.0000