Table 2 Biodiversity occurrence data statistics for the orders (maximum 10) with the most occurrences within eight selected classes.

From: Taxonomic bias in biodiversity data and societal preferences

  Order nbocc (millions) p > 1 (thousands) med/sp (mad) Taxonomic precision   Order nbocc (millions) p > 1 (thousands) med/sp (mad) Taxonomic precision
Agaricomycetes Agaricales 1.80 14.14 4 (4) 0.93 Lecanoromycetes Lecanorales 2.86 9.24 8 (10) 0.93
Russulales 0.53 1.96 7 (9) 0.94 Teloschistales 0.75 2.38 11 (15) 0.94
Polyporales 0.53 2.72 4 (4) 0.92 Peltigerales 0.58 1.45 15 (21) 0.92
Hymenochaetales 0.27 0.74 7 (9) 0.91 Pertusariales 0.26 1.10 7 (9) 0.91
Boletales 0.25 1.39 4 (4) 0.90 Ostropales 0.20 2.75 5 (6) 0.90
Cantharellales 0.10 0.59 4 (4) 0.98 Umbilicariales 0.09 0.14 21 (30) 0.98
Thelephorales 0.08 0.41 5 (6) 0.97 Baeomycetales 0.08 0.16 15 (21) 0.97
Auriculariales 0.05 0.26 4 (4) 0.98 Candelariales 0.07 0.08 19 (27) 0.98
Gomphales 0.04 0.30 7 (9) 0.92 Acarosporales 0.05 0.35 6 (7) 0.92
Corticiales 0.02 0.25 4 (4) 0.95 Agyriales 0.01 0.06 12 (16) 0.95
Amphibia Anura 2.85 5.03 54 (76) 0.82 Magnoliopsida Asterales 17.02 33.12 16 (21) 0.82
Caudata 1.06 0.60 172 (246) 0.93 Lamiales 13.03 28.01 17 (22) 0.93
Gymnophiona 0.02 0.16 14 (19) 0.89 Fabales 11.27 24.13 25 (34) 0.89
       Caryophyllales 10.14 15.14 17 (22) 0.96
Aves Passeriformes 185.57 7.34 368 (525) 0.95 Rosales 9.45 13.76 12 (16) 0.95
Charadriiformes 37.63 0.48 2538 (3760) 0.94 Malpighiales 7.06 19.68 22 (30) 0.94
Anseriformes 34.12 0.21 5135 (7609) 0.93 Gentianales 5.06 21.70 17 (22) 0.93
Accipitriformes 14.83 0.34 579 (855) 0.95 Ericales 4.74 14.07 20 (27) 0.95
Piciformes 13.81 0.48 467.5 (650) 0.93 Myrtales 4.63 14.71 26 (34) 0.93
Columbiformes 11.41 0.38 261 (366) 0.93 Apiales 4.55 5.93 20 (27) 0.93
Pelecaniformes 11.01 0.16 1517 (2248) 0.90 Mammalia Rodentia 3.62 3.59 25 (36) 0.90
Gruiformes 4.98 0.28 148.5 (219) 0.94 Chiroptera 2.23 1.31 107 (154) 0.94
Suliformes 4.57 0.09 777 (1150) 0.93 Carnivora 1.62 0.89 10 (13) 0.93
Apodiformes 4.17 0.53 565 (802) 0.97 Diprotodontia 0.63 0.22 48.5 (70) 0.97
Insecta Lepidoptera 17.41 64.11 3 (3) 0.76 Artiodactyla 0.63 0.98 8 (10) 0.76
Coleoptera 9.77 96.27 3 (3) 0.93 Soricomorpha 0.48 0.67 16 (22) 0.93
Hymenoptera 8.23 58.02 3 (3) 0.88 Cetacea 0.40 0.54 2 (1) 0.88
Diptera 4.70 63.99 2 (1) 0.90 Lagomorpha 0.28 0.19 20.5 (29) 0.90
Hemiptera 1.97 33.81 2 (1) 0.22 Perissodactyla 0.20 0.52 9 (12) 0.22
Trichoptera 1.27 6.69 3 (3) 0.78 Primates 0.12 0.80 12 (16) 0.78
Odonata 1.20 3.48 11 (15) 0.90 Reptilia Squamata 4.49 9.16 37 (52) 0.90
Orthoptera 0.96 9.57 3 (3) 0.78 Testudines 0.37 0.63 16 (22) 0.78
Ephemeroptera 0.40 1.27 4 (4) 0.61 Crocodylia 0.05 0.16 3 (3) 0.61
Plecoptera 0.23 1.92 4 (4) 0.88 Rhynchocephalia 0.00 0.02 2 (1) 0.88
  1. Statistics and abbreviations as in Table 1.