Fauna Element Ontology


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Fauna Element Ontology. 2010 ( tDAR id: 6029) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8HQ3XDT

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Category: Fauna

Subcategory: Element


Fauna Element Ontology

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General Note: old title: Fauna Element (Update 2) - Default Ontology Draft

General Note: In mapping, do not use values enclosed in {}--they are only to faciliate navigation & are general categories, e.g. {Additional Fish Elements} or values that appear elsewhere without {}, e.g. Quadrate, which appears for Amphibian/Reptile, Bird & Fish 2015-02-12 Updates to rename bird Digit 2 Phalanx 1 and Digit 2 Phalanx 2 and add additional bird elements, a synonym, and move long bone fragment within the ontology. Kintigh & Spielmann to update all uses of the old Digit 2 terminology in coding sheets. Movement of bird, fish, and amphibian/reptile elements to anatomical order will be in the next update.

General Note: 5/1/15 Substantial revision that included some reordering and additional of additional elements to accommodate, fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and shellfish. Datasets mapped before this date will need to have any missing mappings on the coding sheets remapped. Text file: Fauna Element Ontology 2015-04-21.txt

General Note: Eliminated "long bone" as a separate item (long bone fragment and long bone epiphysis remain. File date: 2015-05-11

General Note: 12/04/15 Added more specific options for teeth, carapace and plastron, synonyms for carpals and tarsals, fish vertebrae, as requested by the Eastern US Faunal Working group. Should not affect existing mappings

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