Prairie Creek (Zone D)
Basic information
Sample name: Prairie Creek (Zone D)

Reference: R. L. Richards. 1992. Small mammals of the Prairie Creek Site, Daviess County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 101(3-4):245-278 [ER 3206]
Country: United States
State: Indiana

Coordinate: 38° 43' 4" N, 87° 9' 55" W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "approximately 3 miles north of the city of Washington" according to Tomak (1974) (coordinate based on Prairie Creek Site)
there is "A radiocarbon date of 14, 010 +/- 140 B.P. (DIC-234) on a spruce log" from this zone
Climate and habitat
Lithology: mudstone
Taphonomic context: lake deposit
Habitat comments: a glacial lake that "accumulated up to 6 feet of organic mucks and biotic remains"
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, other small mammals, snakes, turtles, frogs, salamanders
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 1318
Years: 1974, 1975
Sampling comments: "Materials were recovered by trowling, with all matrix dry screened through 1/4" hardware mesh"
fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and large mammals were to be described elsewhere
small mammals are documented by Richards (1992), and Holman and Richards (1993) document the amphibians and reptiles
Sample: 3517
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-10 21:49:14
Modified: 2019-09-11 14:50:34
Abundance distribution
34 species
9 singletons
total count 1318
standardised richness: 7.8
Fisher's α: 6.371
geometric series k: 0.8199
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6731
Shannon's H: 1.7092
Good's u: 0.9932