Effectively and accurately mapping global biodiversity patterns for different regions and taxa

Alice Hughes, Michael C. Orr, Qinmin Yang & Huijie Qiao
Aim To understand the representativeness and accuracy of expert range maps, and explore alternate methods for accurately mapping species distributions. Location Global Time period Contemporary Major taxa studied Terrestrial vertebrates, and Odonata Methods We analyzed the biases in 50,768 animal IUCN, GARD and BirdLife species maps, assessed the links between these maps and existing political and various non-ecological boundaries to assess their accuracy for certain types of analysis. We cross-referenced each species map with data...
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