Basic information
Sample name: Croley-Evans
Sample aka: 15KX24

Reference: R. W. Jefferies, E. Breitburg, J. Flood, and C. M. Scarry. 1996. Mississippian adaptation on the northern periphery: settlement, subsistence and interaction in the Cumberland valley of southeastern Kentucky. Southeastern Archaeology 15(1):1-18 [ER 3165]
Country: United States
State: Kentucky

Coordinate: 36° 45' N, 83° 59' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in Knox County" in or very close to Gausdale based on the map of Jeffries 2001 (in Archaeology of the Applachian Highlands)
there are five uncalibrated dates ranging from 960 +/- 80 to 520 +/- B.P., both on "cane matting"
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: ceramics, human accumulation, midden, settlement, structures
Archaeology: bone tools, buildings, ceramics, stone tools
Habitat comments: "a platform mound and an extensive midden deposit" also referred to as a "town and mound complex"
posts are present, and artifacts include lithics, ceramics, modified bone and shell
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, snakes, turtles, frogs, salamanders, fishes, snails
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 2378
Years: 1993 - 1994
Sampling comments: screenwashing is not mentioned
Sample: 3466
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-03 22:05:36
Modified: 2019-09-09 12:56:25
Abundance distribution
52 species
16 singletons
total count 2378
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 9.389
geometric series k: 0.8740
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7750
Shannon's H: 2.0446
Good's u: 0.9933
Homo sapiens2
Odocoileus virginianus96375 kg herbivore
Lynx rufus19.0 kg carnivore
Mephitis mephitis21.5 kg carnivore-insectivore
Mustela frenata1144 g carnivore
Procyon lotor265.5 kg carnivore-granivore
Ursus americanus28115 kg browser-insectivore
Canis cf. lupus143 kg carnivore
Urocyon cinereoargenteus94.1 kg frugivore-carnivore
Oryzomys palustris1042.4 g
Peromyscus cf. maniculatus219.1 g
Castor canadensis511 kg
Sciurus niger17750 g
Sciurus carolinensis132519 g frugivore
Glaucomys volans267.4 g
Marmota monax164.5 kg
Tamias striatus13113 g frugivore-insectivore
Sylvilagus floridanus221.1 kg herbivore
Scalopus aquaticus194.9 g
Didelphis virginiana192.2 kg insectivore-carnivore
"Didelphis marsupialis"
Dumetella carolinensis135.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Mimus polyglottos148.5 g insectivore
Corvus brachyrhynchos2 omnivore
Passeriformes indet.2
Dryocopus pileatus317.5 g insectivore
Colaptes auratus211.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Bubo virginianus134.0 g carnivore
Ectopistes migratorius14
Colinus virginianus112.9 g granivore
Meleagris gallopavo1587.8 kg omnivore
Haliaeetus leucocephalus14.1 kg piscivore
Buteo jamaicensis130.4 g carnivore
Coragyps atratus140.5 g carnivore
Spatula discors2
"Anas discors"
Butorides virescens113.7 g carnivore
Podilymbus podiceps1474 g invertivore
Apalone cf. spinifera6
"Trionyx spiniferus"
Graptemys spp.3
Terrapene carolina465
Chelydra serpentina19
Colubridae indet.255
Viperidae indet.130
Lithobates pipiens1
"Rana pipiens"
Lithobates catesbeianus2
"Rana catesbeiana"
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis4
Aplodinotus grunniens2
Centrarchidae indet.2
Ictaluridae indet.1
Cyprinidae indet.6
Moxostoma spp.15
Catostomidae indet.2
Busycon spp.1
tentatively referred