Soil Systems, Inc. Faunal Bone Portion Coding Sheet

Year: 2008


Soil Systems, Inc. faunal analysts used this coding scheme to assign bone portions/fragments to the proper element and major bone landmark feature.

Cite this Record

Soil Systems, Inc. Faunal Bone Portion Coding Sheet. 2008 ( tDAR id: 365085) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8R20ZJT

Category: Fauna

Subcategory: Portion/Proximal/Distal

Coding Rules

Code Term Description Mapped Ontology Node
1 Braincase Cranial fragment
2 Orbit Cranial fragment
4 Mandibular Symphysis Cranial fragment
5 Horizontal Ramus Cranial fragment
6 Ascending Ramus Cranial fragment
7 Condyle Cranial fragment
9 Tooth Root Cranial fragment
10 Tooth Enamel Cranial fragment
11 Zygomatic Arch Cranial fragment
15 Rib facet (vertebral) vertebral fragment
16 Articular facet (vertebral) vertebral fragment
18 Transverse process (vertebral) vertebral fragment
19 Centrum (vertebral) vertebral fragment
20 Vertebral body (vertebral) vertebral fragment
21 Spinous process (vertebral) vertebral fragment
22 Basioccipital (vertebral) vertebral fragment
25 Vertebral pad (vertebral) vertebral fragment
26 Costal cartilage (rib) rib fragment
31 Glenoid (scapula) scapula fragment
32 Blade (scapula) scapula fragment
33 Glenoid & blade (scapula) scapula fragment
51 Head (long bone) long bone fragment
52 Neck (scapula) scapula fragment
53 Portion with foramen (long bone) long bone fragment
54 Shaft (long bone) long bone fragment
55 Articular end or surface (long bone) long bone fragment
60 Epiphysis (unfused) (long bone) long bone fragment
61 Diaphysis (long bone) long bone fragment
71 Radial (carpal) carpal fragment
72 Intermediate (carpal) carpal fragment
73 Ulnar (carpal) carpal fragment
77 Accessory (carpal) carpal fragment
91 Ilium (pelvis) pelvis fragment
92 Ischium (pelvis) pelvis fragment
93 Pubis (pelvis) pelvis fragment
94 Acetabulum (pelvis) pelvis fragment
95 Ilium & pubis (pelvis) pelvis fragment
96 Ishium & pubis (pelvis) pelvis fragment
97 Ilium & ishium (no pubis) (pelvis) pelvis fragment
98 Symphysis (pelvis) pelvis fragment
99 Crest (pelvis) pelvis fragment
Code Term Description
Special Coding Rules: These entries are not in the coding-sheet, but represent edge-cases in Data Integration that may benefit from custom mappings

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