Mosquito Willie
Basic information
Sample name: Mosquito Willie
Sample aka: 42TO137

Reference: J. C. Janetski. 2006. Mosquito Willie (42TO137): a Late Archaic site on the western edge of the Great Salt Lake Desert. Journal of California and Great Basin Archaeology 26(1):77-94 [ER 3172]
Country: United States
State: Utah

Coordinate: 40° 27' N, 114° 2' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "adjacent to a marsh 20 miles south of Wendover" and about three miles south of Blue Lake (coordinate extrapolated from Blue Lake)
five uncalibrated dates on charcoal range from 2280 +/- 40 to 1190 +/- 60 BP
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: human accumulation
Archaeology: bone tools, hearths, stone tools
Habitat comments: "a cache and hunting camp" with cultural materials including hearths, chipped stone, ground stone, worked bone, shell and stone; no in situ ceramics were recovered, and it is not clear whether this was a settlement instead of a camp, with occupation likely to be "sporadic and seasonal"
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, snakes, fishes
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 558
Years: 2003
Sampling comments: "all sediments were screened with eight-inch screens"
Sample: 3478
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-05 14:47:34
Modified: 2019-09-09 12:47:18
Abundance distribution
12 species
1 singleton
total count 558
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.159
geometric series k: 0.5929
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6346
Shannon's H: 1.4157
Good's u: 0.9982