According to the IUCN Red List (2004) documents, how many invertebrate species have extinct in the last 500 years?

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According to the IUCN Red List (2004) documents, how many invertebrate species have extinct in the last 500 years?
 
(a) 784
 
(b) 359
 
(c) 500
 
(d) 2000
 
This question was posed to me in an interview.
 
I’m obligated to ask this question of Loss of Biodiversity topic in portion Biodiversity and Conservation of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 weeks ago

Right option is (b) 359
 
For explanation: The Red list is given by The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2004 states that 784 species have extinct in the last 500 years. Out of this 359 invertebrate species have become extinct.