Table 2.

Percent of biodiversity hotspots (the 5% richest grid cells) identified by both atlas and range-map data at four spatial resolutions for two regions

Spatial resolutionRegion
AustraliaSouthern Africa
0.25°52.2 (n = 249)31.4 (n = 70)
0.5°44.4 (n = 45)48.4 (n = 31)
60.0 (n = 15)77.8 (n = 9)
66.7 (n = 3)100.0 (n = 3)
  • The total number of hotspots at each resolution is given in parentheses.