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

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)
asserted to be "4, 140 - 2, 880 B.P." but there are no direct dates
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: fluvial deposit
Habitat comments: Zone includes "remains of vertebrates living in and about Prairie Creek and marshlands of the former lake" that existed in the Pleistocene, "accumulated in the alluvial sediments of Prairie Creek"
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, other small mammals, snakes, turtles, frogs, salamanders
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 3127
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: 3525
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-11 15:03:59
Modified: 2019-09-11 15:03:59
Abundance distribution
36 species
10 singletons
total count 3127
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 5.707
geometric series k: 0.8065
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5623
Shannon's H: 1.2291
Good's u: 0.9968