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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

(Fijian monkey-faced bat)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(ribbed mussel)
 

Featured Species

(Panchax)
 

Extreme Species

(Blanding's Turtle)
Female Maturity 1 : 17 years 9 months

Species Relation

(baquina)
 
provides Food for 2
(Giant swallowtail)
 

Common Species

avocado  badger  bear  cardinal  caribou  cheetah  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cow  crocodile  crow  dolphin  donkey  elephant  emu  fish  fox  garlic  human  hummingbird  jaguar  kangaroo  kingfisher  lion  lizard  loon  manatee  mole  monkey  moose  mouse  octopus  panda  parrot  partridge  pig  pine  puma  seal  sheep  starling  sturgeon  swan  toad  trout  turtle  walnut  walrus  woodchuck 

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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 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
Pteralopex acrodonta Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Geukensia demissa Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2010-03-31, in Catalog of Life 2011
Epiplatys coccinatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Emydoidea blandingii Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Papilio thoas Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2010-09-12, in Catalog of Life 2011
Piper peltatum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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