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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Togo slippery frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Harlequin Ladybird)
 

Featured Species

(Ambon scorpionfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Siberian huso sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 16 years 9 months
Male Maturity 2 : 17 years 6 months

Species Relation

(Spined micrathena)
 
provides Food for 3
(Eastern Red-backed Salamander)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  asparagus  badger  banana  beetle  bird  butterfly  camel  cardinal  cockatoo  cormorant  cotton  cow  crane  dolphin  finch  flamingo  fox  garlic  goat  gorilla  hippopotamus  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  insect  lion  lynx  mole  orangutan  panda  puma  quail  radish  reptile  roach  starling  sturgeon  swan  thrush  trout  turtle  violet  wheat  zebra 

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Fastest animals
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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. 2de 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 3Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Conraua derooi Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Harmonia axyridis Species recognized by , 2005-12-02, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pteroidichthys amboinensis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso dauricus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Plethodon cinereus Species recognized by McDiarmid R.W., 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Micrathena gracilis Species recognized by , 2014-04-29, SpidCat via ITIS: The World Spider Catalog in Catalog of Life 2011
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