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Number of flowering plant species Plants 250,000 to 400,000 Species 107611 Gruber CW et al., Di...
Number of plants species Biosphere 270,000-400,000 unitless 105635 Saito K, Matsuda F. ...
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 described species of organisms Biosphere ~2e+6 Unitless 103927 May RM. How Many Species...
Estimated number of medicinal plant species Plants 30,000 to 80,000 Species 107293 Mochamad Afendi et al....
Number of Ebola virus species Ebola virus 5 species 111116 Radzimanowski J, Effantin G...
Median protein lengths of 67 bacterial species bacteria 267 (Table - link) Amino acids 106452 Brocchieri L, Karlin...
Estimated total number of species of organisms Biosphere 3e6-5e6 Species 103931 May RM. How Many Species...
Phosphatidylserine species of yeast subcellular membranes Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae Table - link N/A 108572 Schneiter R et al., ...
Average number of species per genera Mammals 4.4 species/genus 112642 De Vos JM, Joppa LN,...
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...
Number of cognate tRNA species Bacteria Escherichia coli 41 tRNA species 107343 Solomovici J, Lesnik T...
Estimated number of tree species in the tropics Biosphere ~40,000 - ~53,000 Table - link species 111614 Slik JW. et al., An estimate...
Median protein length of 15 archaeal species Archaea 247 (Table - link) Amino acids 106451 Brocchieri L, Karlin...
Number of bacterial species in colon Mammals >400 species 112893 Macpherson AJ, Harris...
Number of species in microbiome Human Homo sapiens 500-1000 unitless 102387 Sears CL. A dynamic ...
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...
Species 2000 - a "federation" of database organisations Biosphere Database - link N/A 109323 http://www.sp2000.or...
Number of described species of beetles (Coleoptera, the most species-rich group of organisms on Earth) Insect ~360,000 described species 113121 Bouchard P et al., F...
Percent of arthropod species that are beetles Unspecified 40 % 103932 May RM. How Many Species...