Schulze Cave (layer B)
Basic information
Sample name: Schulze Cave (layer B)

Reference: W. W. Dalquest, E. Roth, and F. Judd. 1969. The mammal fauna of Schulze Cave, Edwards County, Texas. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum 13(4):205-276 [ER 3217]
Country: United States
State: Texas

Coordinate: 30.3° N, -99.9° W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "approximately 28 miles northeast of the town of Rock Springs.... about 0.5 miles east of... Paint Creek, and approximately 3.8 miles due east of the Rigsby Triangulation Station" (coordinate estimated from map based on the location of Telegraph, which is 31.4 miles northeast of Rock Springs)
"A carbon 14 determination" of 3, 826 +/- 208 years BP is based on charcoal from beneath one of the skulls in layer B
Climate and habitat
Lithology: mudstone
Taphonomic context: bird accumulation, cave, fluvial deposit
Habitat comments: a "sinkhole"
layer C is a "fine-grained, brown, clay-like material rich in carbonate grit" and layer B is "composed largely of limestone boulders and cobbles with some institial mud matrix"
"Most of the small mammals were probably brought to the site as prey of barn owls... Bones of larger mammals were either washed into the cave or brought in by wood rats"
Life forms: bats, carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 983
Sampling comments: matrix was washed, but no details are given
"Human remains were scattered" throughout layer B, and "Included were six skulls and quantities of post-cranial remains"
Sample: 3535
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-12 12:19:08
Modified: 2019-09-12 20:52:27
Abundance distribution
26 species
8 singletons
total count 983
standardised richness: 10.0
Fisher's α: 4.900
geometric series k: 0.7957
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8157
Shannon's H: 2.0655
Good's u: 0.9919