Basic information
Sample name: Jones
Sample aka: Meade County Locality No. 13

Reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1940. A new Pleistocene fauna from Meade County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 43:417-425 [ER 3203]
Country: United States
State: Kansas

Coordinate: 37.19° N, -100.28° W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "sec. 8, T 33 S, R 27 W" (Downs 1954, Condor 56)
Hibbard makes "no attempt to correlate this fauna with any glacial or interglacial age" but it was thought to be Wisconsinan by Downs (1954) and Schultz (1969, GSA Special Paper 105)
Climate and habitat
Lithology: sandstone
Habitat comments: a one foot thick "Sand, thin bedded, with high lime content"
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, other small mammals, birds
Sample size: 115
Years: 1939
Sampling comments: presumably screenwashed, but collecting methods are not discussed
clams and snails are identified and listed but not inventoried, whereas fishes, salamanders, frogs, toads, snakes, lizards, and birds are mentioned and not identified
birds are inventoried by Downs (1954)
Sample: 3514
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-10 19:47:04
Modified: 2021-02-10 12:36:45
Abundance distribution
24 species
8 singletons
total count 115
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 9.233
geometric series k: 0.8528
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8518
Shannon's H: 2.5138
Good's u: 0.9313
Sorex cinereus94.1 g
Mephitis mephitis11.5 kg carnivore-insectivore
"Mephitis mesomelas"
Urocitellus richardsonii5251 g
"Citellus richardsonii"
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus4160 g
"Citellus tridecemlineatus"
Cynomys ludovicianus1
Geomys sp.5
a maxillary and "a number of isolated molars and premolars" (= at least four)
Peromyscus sp.1
Microtus pennsylvanicus3935.7 g
35 jaws and maxillaries plus "a number of isolated incisors, molars" (= at least four)
Colymbus caspicus1
Anas acuta21.0 kg
Anas sp.6
Anas clypeata1636 g carnivore
Aythya sp.5
Aythyini indet.2
compared to Bucephala albeola
Bartramia longicauda6154 g
Erolia sp.2
Calidridiinae indet.2
Scolopacidae indet.5
Zenaidura macroura1
Agelaius sp.1
tentatively referred
Molothrus sp.2
Calamospiza melanocorys237.6 g
Calcarius sp.1
Emberizinae indet.11