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Number of plant species Plants ~350,000 (representing an estimated 80–90% of the global total) species 113395 Vellend M et al., Plant...
Estimated number of species Insect 5,000,000 - 6,000,000 species 113444 Pimm SL et al., The ...
Number of extant species Crustacea >52,000 species 117178 Thomas W. Cronin & Megan...
Number of flowering plant species Plants 250,000 to 400,000 Species 107611 Gruber CW et al., Di...
Number of Ebola virus species Ebola virus 5 species 111116 Radzimanowski J, Effantin G...
Number of chromosomes in haploid complement of ten species Grass spp. 7 to 21 Chromosomes 108219 Zhang H, Dawe RK. Total...
Estimated number of beetle species that are hosted by one species of tropical tree Biosphere 160 Species 103930 May RM. How Many Species...
Number of species Cnidaria 9000 unitless 102413 Lecointre, G. and H....
Total number of species Biosphere ~9 - 52 million species 117274 Khan S et al., Overview...
Estimated number of medicinal plant species Plants 30,000 to 80,000 Species 107293 Mochamad Afendi et al....
Number of species in Chlamydomonas genus Green algae Chlamydomonas >450 Species 107477 Editor(s): Dr. Robert...
Number of eukaryotic species in ocean Biosphere ~200,000 species 112669 Andersen KH et al., ...
Number of bacterial species in gut Human Homo sapiens total >1,000: in gut of any individual ~160 species 113400 Rowland I et al., Gut...
Number of microbial species on Earth Biosphere 10^11 - 10^12 species 113932 Locey KJ, Lennon JT....
Number of bacterial species in colon Mammals >400 species 112893 Macpherson AJ, Harris...
Number of species other than itself that a given species interacts with in a food web Generic 3-5 species 103776 May RM. How Many Species...
Estimated number of species in the orchid family (the most species-rich of all angiosperm families) Plant orchid 25000 Species 106653 Hsiao et al., Researches...
Fraction of total terrestrial plant species that are C4 species Biosphere ~3 % 116891 Arrivault S et al., ...
Number of different bacterial species in hindgut Termite Reticulitermes speratus >250 Species 107407 Tadmor AD, Ottesen EA...
Estimated total number of species of organisms Biosphere 1e+7 Species 107480 Editor: Dr. Robert A. Meyers...