The number of organisms discovered in the world up to 2019

This statistic shows the total number organisms discovered in the world up to 2019, by group. As of 2019, just under 88,000 different types of Molluscs had been discovered around the world.

Number of organisms discovered in the world up to 2019, by group

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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

IUCN = International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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