Angel Site (Subdivision W10D)
Basic information
Sample name: Angel Site (Subdivision W10D)

Reference: H. W. Neumann. 1961. The identification of a sample of unmodified faunal remains from the Angel Site. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 71:53-56 [ER 3148]
Country: United States
State: Indiana

Coordinate: 37° 57' N, 87° 27' W
Geography comments: coordinate based on Angel Mounds
"Middle Mississippian (ca. AD 1200-1450)" (Hilgeman 1988, Proc Indiana Acad Sci 98)
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: ceramics, human accumulation, settlement, structures
Archaeology: bone tools, buildings, ceramics, stone tools, other artifacts
Habitat comments: no details given, but the site had "aboriginal inhabitants" and "a relatively high utilization of mammalian fauna in their economy is indicated" and the assemblage is clearly anthropogenic
there are bone, shell, and stone tools including points, pottery sherds, and a large mound complex including post moulds (Black 1941, Proc. Indiana Acad. Sci. 51)
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 542
Sampling comments: "The bone material excavated from the site had been washed"
Sample: 3443
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-01 20:48:08
Modified: 2019-09-09 13:11:43
Abundance distribution
13 species
3 singletons
total count 542
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.396
geometric series k: 0.5975
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.2019
Shannon's H: 0.5579
Good's u: 0.9945
Canis lupus familiaris643 kg carnivore
"Canis familiaris"
Canis latrans112 kg carnivore-insectivore
Cervus canadensis1170 kg browser-grazer
Didelphis virginiana32.2 kg insectivore-carnivore
Ursus americanus2115 kg browser-insectivore
"Euarctos americanus"
Puma concolor149 kg carnivore
"Felis cougar"
Lynx rufus39.0 kg carnivore
Marmota monax24.5 kg
Odocoileus virginianus48375 kg herbivore
Procyon lotor105.5 kg carnivore-granivore
Sciurus carolinensis5519 g frugivore
Sciurus niger23750 g
Sylvilagus floridanus21.1 kg herbivore