Chivacabé
Basic information
Sample name: Chivacabé

Reference: J. I. Mead, A. Baez, S. L. Swift, J. Lohse, and L. Paiz. 2012. Late Pleistocene mammals from Chivacabé, Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas 29(2):319-329 [ER 3124]
Geography
Country: Guatemala

Coordinate: 15° 18' 46" N, 91° 32' 50" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "on the farm of Octavio Villatoro (Aldea de Chivacabé) approximately 6 km west of the town of Huehuetenango"
there are uncalibrated radiocarbon dates on "bulk soil humates" of 13, 020 +/- 60 and 11, 160 +/- 60 ybp that bracket the fossiliferous unit
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: fluvial deposit
Habitat comments: "in a deep alluvial terrace... the faunal deposit (presented here) is not associated with cultural artifacts" and the fossiliferous unit is "a layer of reworked tephra" that was "washed down hillsides" following "a volcanic event"
Methods
Life forms: ungulates, other large mammals
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 82
Years: 2009
Metadata
Sample: 3412
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-08-30 23:33:31
Modified: 2019-08-30 23:37:11
Abundance distribution
4 species
0 singletons
total count 82
Fisher's α: 0.880
geometric series k: 0.3443
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5565
Shannon's H: 1.0037
Good's u: 1.0000
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