Iceland Index. A plot of raw species counts from equal-area hexagons approximately the size of Iceland. This plot excludes international waters, but includes countries EEZ areas. We see here that while Iceland has >5K species other areas within Amazonia, Eastern Europe, and Africa have suspiciously fewer, indicating a likely data gap.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://data-blog.gbif.org/post/gbif-regional-statistics-2020/