data was for this graphic was generated by @dnoesgaard
The graph above shows citations of GBIF mediated data coming from a certain GBIF region. In other words, the article cited a doi of a GBIF download and the data within that download was published by a country within that region.
The citations per 10M occurrences shows that data published from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and Latin America & The Caribbean disproportionately creates a lot of citations!
GBIF regions for reference