GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Organism Classification Statistics

Organism classification statistics involve grouping living organisms into hierarchical categories based on their shared characteristics for the purpose of understanding biodiversity and evolutionary relationships.

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"The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) includes nearly 1.6 million known species of organisms."

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"The Catalogue of Life database has over 1,850,000 species listed."

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"There are approximately 8.7 million species on earth according to new estimates, but only about 1.2 million have been formally described and named."

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"The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List includes assessments of more than 120,000 species."

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"Of the known 1.2 million species, 953,434 are insects."

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"Over 70,000 species of fungi have been described, though estimates suggest there might be between 2.2 to 3.8 million fungal species."

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"The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) database contains almost 240,000 species."

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"The Global Biodiversity Information Facility manages over 1.6 billion occurrence records of organisms across the world."

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"There are over 300,000 recorded species of flowering plants (angiosperms)."

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"The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) has over 1.3 million scientific plant names indexed."

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"According to the World Spider Catalog, there are about 48,000 known spider species."

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"The Barcode of Life Data System has identified over 700,000 species using DNA Barcoding."

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"Over 7,000 species of green plants (viridiplantae) have their genomes sequenced."

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"There are typically five main levels of organism classification: kingdom, phylum, class, order, family."

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"There are over 8,000 species of reptiles catalogued in the Reptile Database."

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"The Human Microbiome Project identified over 10,000 microbial species in the human body."

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"Between 500,000 to 1 million mite species exist, but fewer than 50,000 have been described."

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"There are over 10,000 bird species recognized by the International Ornithological Congress."

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