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Spider taxonomists catch data on web

Overview of attention for article published in Nature, December 2015
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)

Mentioned by

1 blog
20 tweeters
4 Facebook pages


10 Dimensions

Readers on

33 Mendeley
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Spider taxonomists catch data on web
Published in
Nature, December 2015
DOI 10.1038/528479a
Pubmed ID

Wolfgang Nentwig, Daniel Gloor, Christian Kropf

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 3%
Unknown 32 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 18%
Professor 6 18%
Student > Bachelor 4 12%
Researcher 4 12%
Student > Master 3 9%
Other 3 9%
Unknown 7 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 18%
Environmental Science 5 15%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 6%
Materials Science 2 6%
Computer Science 2 6%
Other 7 21%
Unknown 9 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 22. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 02 February 2016.
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Altmetric has tracked 12,771,232 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 94th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 66,779 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 73.3. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 65% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 868 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 26th percentile – i.e., 26% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.