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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

(Natterer's Longwing)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(hardy fuchsia)
 

Featured Species

(Almorha loach)
 

Extreme Species

(Zambezi shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 18 years
Male Maturity 1 : 17 years 3 months

Species Relation

(Banana)
 
provides Food for 2
(greater short-nosed fruit bat)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bison  blackbird  cactus  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cockatoo  cormorant  crocodile  deer  dove  elk  emu  flamingo  goat  hornbill  hyena  insect  jay  lark  lion  loon  lynx  manatee  moose  palm  partridge  pig  radish  rat  rhinoceros  salmon  sea lion  sheep  soybean  squirrel  starling  swan  thrush  titmouse  tuna  wasp  whale  wheat  wren  zebra 

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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 2Temporal patterns of resource use by the short-nosed fruit bat, Cynopterus sphinx (Megachiroptera: Pteropodidae), Elangovan, V | Marimuthu, G | Kunz, TH, Journal of Mammalogy [J. Mammal.]. Vol. 82, no. 1, pp. 161-165. 2001.
Heliconius nattereri Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Fuchsia magellanica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Botia almorhae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus leucas Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cynopterus sphinx Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Musa paradisiaca Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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