Basic information
Sample name: Burris
Sample aka: 41VT66

Reference: B. S. Shaffer. 1989. Late prehistoric faunal subsistence on the south Texas plains: analysis of the vertebrate remains from 41VT66, Victoria County. Plains Anthropologist 34:171-178 [ER 3145]
Country: United States
State: Texas

Coordinate: 28° 44' N, 97° 10' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "on a bluff overlooking Coleto Creek, a tributary of the Guadalupe River" (coordinate based on Coleto Creek Reservoir)
"Radiocarbon dates from Feature 3 place the component in the fifteenth century A.D." (i.e., approximately 500 B.P.)
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: ceramics, human accumulation, midden
Archaeology: ceramics, stone tools, other artifacts
Habitat comments: most material is from "a Late Prehistoric animal processing site or midden area" with numerous tools such as "Perdiz arrow points, utilized flakes, uniface tools, cores, shell, lithic debitage, bone tempered pottery"
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, snakes, turtles, fishes
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 146
Years: 1987
Sampling comments: "units were excavated in 10 cm levels. The recovered material was dry screened through 1/4 inch hardware cloth"
Sample: 3439
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-01 18:13:02
Modified: 2019-09-09 13:15:45
Abundance distribution
13 species
4 singletons
total count 146
standardised richness: 7.8
Fisher's α: 3.449
geometric series k: 0.7035
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7160
Shannon's H: 1.6618
Good's u: 0.9729