Fusion: Arizona State Museum Faunal Coding Key


Fusion coding key developed by Arizona State Museum.

Cite this Record

Fusion: Arizona State Museum Faunal Coding Key. Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman, University of Arizona, Arizona State Museum. 2012 ( tDAR id: 376427) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8GH9H78

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Ontology: Fauna Fusion Ontology

Category: Fauna

Subcategory: Fusion

Coding Rules

Code Term Description Mapped Ontology Node
0 not applicable/unknown Not Applicable
1 unfused (epiphysis or diaphysis) Unfused
2 partly fused Fusing
3 nearly fused Fusing
4 fully fused Fused
10 proximal/anterior fused BUT distal/posterior unfused Proximal {Ant} fused & Distal {Post} unfused
20 distal/posterior fused BUT proximal/anterior unfused Proximal {Ant} unfused & Distal {Post} fused
50 woven bone tissue (immature) Woven bone tissue {immature}
81 probably fetal/neonate Fetal or Neonate
88 probably juvenile Woven bone tissue {immature}
90 antler base shed Not Applicable
91 antler base unshed Not Applicable
Special Coding Rules: These entries are not in the coding-sheet, but represent edge-cases in Data Integration that may benefit from custom mappings
The following coding rules exist in datasets mapped to this coding sheet, but are not in the coding sheet

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman

File Information

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fusion-arizona-state-museum-faunal-coding-key.csv 347.00b Jul 11, 2012 2:49:03 PM Public