Biodiversity of Mammals

Feb 21, 2014 (Last modified Jan 24, 2020)
Uploaded by Clinton Jenkins

Maps of mammal diversity include the total species richness, major taxonomic Orders (Cetartiodactyla,Carnivora, Primates, Eulipotyphla, Chiroptera, Rodentia), threatened species, and small-ranged species. Species considered small-ranged are those with a geographic range size smaller than the global median (i.e., the 50% of species with the smallest ranges). Maps are based on data from the IUCN, July 2013 update.

For mammals, all of the maps have been generated at a spatial resolution of 10x10km. Maps represent native, extant species only. Tables of the mammal species included are available for download (
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Jenkins, CN, SL Pimm, LN Joppa

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July 2013 update
Jenkins, CN, SL Pimm, LN Joppa (2013) Global Patterns of Terrestrial Vertebrate Diversity and Conservation. PNAS 110(28): E2602-E2610. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1302251110
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Clinton Jenkins
Associate Professor with Florida International University