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Welcome to the Global Species website. A mashup of species data from around the web.

Features

The following table contains species counts for select categories.
More detailed statistics can be found on the About page.

 Kingdom  Total  English Names  Attributes   Endangered  Invasive  Relations 
Animalia1,068,005 68,023 15,656 4,923 293 40,500 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,050 50 1 4 144 
Chromista7,775 138 4 7 110 
Fungi123,124 2,780 1,864 4 8 444 
Plantae361,402 31,105 71,576 4,758 398 12,990 
Protozoa15,454 14 2 92 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,587,571102,11189,0969,69071254,280

Endangered Species

(Dwarf mountain pine)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(alligator weed)
 

Featured Species

(Jellynose)
 

Extreme Species

(man)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 123 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(White seabream)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  avocado  banana  cardinal  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  crow  daffodil  deer  emu  finch  fish  flamingo  fox  frog  gerbil  goat  goose  human  hummingbird  iguana  lamprey  lark  lemon  leopard  lime  manatee  moth  orangutan  otter  pheasant  pigeon  rabbit  radish  ray  rhinoceros  sea lion  sheep  squirrel  stork  swan  tomato  turkey  turtle  whale 

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Fastest animals
Greatest weight dimorphism
Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
Plants sorted by height
Venomous animals

Citations

Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Invasive Status provided by Global Invasive Species Database Downloaded on 10 May 2011.
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Diets of Diplodus sargus capensis and D. cervinus hottentotus (Pisces: Sparidae) on the Tsitsikamma coast, South Africa, B.Q. MANN and C.D. BUXTON, KOEDOE 35/2, pp. 27-36 (1992)
Pherosphaera fitzgeraldii Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alternanthera philoxeroides Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ijimaia loppei Species recognized by Group expert : Moore, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Homo sapiens Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Diplodus capensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Arthrocardia duthieae Species recognized by Crisp MD, , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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