Table 2.

Results of the 2.5% defined hotspots under three different types of diversity measure

2.5% defined hotspotsArea in 10,000 km2 (% total land mass)Number of species (% total mammal spp.)
Richness443 (2.4)1,265 (26)
Restricted128 (1)1,525 (32)
Threatened409 (2.3)2,257 (47)
Total in all hotspots859 (4.7)2,833 (59)
  • The number of 10,000-km2 grid cells defined as hotspots and the number of mammal species represented in those cells are tabulated. Note the different numbers of cells in each type of hotspot, with the most in richness, as explained in the text.