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Number of species of conifers Plants ~630 species: representing ~70 currently recognized genera N/A 113644 Nystedt B et al., The...
Number of flowering plant species Plants 250,000 to 400,000 Species 107611 Gruber CW et al., Di...
Estimated number of species Insect 5,000,000 - 6,000,000 species 113444 Pimm SL et al., The ...
Number of species of fish-, mollusk-, and worm-hunting cone snails of the Conus species Predatory cone snail Conus spp. >500 Conus species 115224 Singer HM et al., Selective...
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 marine species Biosphere primary source [9] 2.2±0.18: primary source [12] 0.7 - 1.0 million species 113445 Pimm SL et al., The ...
Estimated number of species of land plants Biosphere >450,000 species 113442 Pimm SL et al., The ...
Seed mass, 2C nuclear DNA content, in 12 diploid Allium species and 7 annual Vicia species Plants Table - link N/A 114318 Bennett MD. Nuclear DNA...
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 and undescribed animal species Biosphere described ~1,900,000: undescribed 11,000,000 species 113443 Pimm SL et al., The ...
Number of plants species Biosphere 270,000-400,000 unitless 105635 Saito K, Matsuda F. ...
Overall frequency of plant species that hybridize Plants 0.09 hybrid combinations per nonhybrid species 113466 Yakimowski SB, Rieseberg...
Number of species Cnidaria 9000 unitless 102413 Lecointre, G. and H....
Number of described species of organisms Biosphere ~2e+6 Unitless 103927 May RM. How Many Species...
Number of Ebola virus species Ebola virus 5 species 111116 Radzimanowski J, Effantin G...
Proportion of species that hybridize Metazoa animals 1 - 10 % 113468 Yakimowski SB, Rieseberg...
Estimated number of medicinal plant species Plants 30,000 to 80,000 Species 107293 Mochamad Afendi et al....
Median protein lengths of 67 bacterial species bacteria 267 (Table - link) Amino acids 106452 Brocchieri L, Karlin...
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 total number of species of organisms Biosphere 3e6-5e6 Species 103931 May RM. How Many Species...