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Table 3 Number of DNA barcode sequence records deposited at a national level in BOLD Systems database (Consulted June of 2017), classified by taxonomic group, for six Latin American countries surveyed. The values shown were compiled and analyzed in this study

From: Colombia, an unknown genetic diversity in the era of Big Data

Country Total national records Number of national records and percentage of total records per taxonomic group
Mammals Birds Reptiles Amphibians Vascular Plants Insects
Colombia 1673 No records 281 (16.8%) 253 (15.1%) 655 (39.2%) 254 (15.2%) 127 (7.6%)
Brazil 19,330 546 (2.8%) 1150 (5.9%) 1 (0.000005%) 1662 (8.6%) 639 (3.3%) 5392 (28.0%)
Mexico 62,096 2458 (4.0%) 1105 (1.8%) 59 (0.0009%) 84(0.001%) 1908 (3.1%) 13,693 (22.1%)
Argentina 90,055 960 (1.1%) 2651 (3.0%) 581 (0.6%) 79 (0.0009%) 2 (0.00002%) 79,298 (88.1%)
Costa Rica 101,266 No records No records 3 (0.00003%) 17 (0.0002%) 7563 (7.5%) 93,387 (92.2%)
Peru 3438 13 (3.8%) 1715 (49.9%) No records 12(3.5%) 919 (26.7%) 312 (9.1%)