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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

(Geometric Tortoise)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Cotton Thistle)
 

Featured Species

(Yellowtail hamlet)
 

Extreme Species

(Rougheye rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 205 years

Species Relation

(Canadian fir)
 
provides Food for 2
(Oak Nycteoline)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  avocado  badger  bee  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cow  coyote  crocodile  daffodil  eel  elk  fish  fox  garlic  gerbil  goose  gull  hornbill  human  hyena  iguana  insect  lion  marigold  mouse  mussel  nuthatch  opossum  panda  porpoise  salamander  sea lion  seahorse  spider  starling  swallow  termite  thrush  toad  violet  walnut  walrus  wasp  wheat  yak 

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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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Psammobates geometricus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Onopordum acanthium Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hypoplectrus chlorurus Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes aleutianus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Nycteola revayana Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies balsamea Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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