Dataset from IICT contributed to almost 90% of the species listed in a recent article about mammals from Angola

The recently published article by Taylor et al. (2018) presents, among other information (read the full article:, an updated checklist with 275 mammal species from Angola, comprehending 245 species with records obtained through GBIF, via the Biodiversity Data Portal of Portugal. The dataset used was published by the Institute of Tropical Scientific Research (IICT), contains more than 9,000 records of occurrence and can be accessed through the link: occurrences / search? q = IICT # tab_mapView