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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

(Tiburon Anole)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(red swamp crawfish)
 

Featured Species

(mountain soursop)
 

Extreme Species

(Thompsons shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 25 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Appalachian mountainmint)
 

Common Species

banana  bat  bee  cardinal  cat  cormorant  coyote  daffodil  dog  duck  elephant  fish  grapefruit  gull  hickory  kangaroo  leopard  lettuce  lime  lion  llama  loon  manatee  marigold  mole  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  ostrich  partridge  peanut  puma  rabbit  raccoon  rat  reptile  salamander  salmon  sea lion  seal  soybean  sturgeon  swan  thrush  turkey  woodchuck  wren  zebra 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
Carnivorous plants
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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Anolis haetianus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Procambarus clarkii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Annona montana Species recognized by Rainer, H., 2013-12-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Deania calcea Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pycnanthemum flexuosum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tropidia mamillata Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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