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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

(Blue-sided Treefrog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Walking catfish)
 

Featured Species

(Black-fronted Ground Tyrant)
 

Extreme Species

(Channel rockcod)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 115 years

Species Relation

(American Mink)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Dog tick)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  bee  butterfly  caribou  cat  chickadee  chicken  chimpanzee  cormorant  crow  deer  dog  emu  flamingo  fox  frog  goose  gorilla  hickory  iguana  insect  mole  nemo  nuthatch  opossum  orange  panda  parrot  pigeon  pine  porpoise  radish  rhinoceros  robin  salmon  scallop  seahorse  seal  skunk  soybean  sparrow  spider  tuna  vanilla  weasel 

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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 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. 2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
Agalychnis annae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Clarias batrachus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Muscisaxicola frontalis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastolobus alascanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ixodes canisuga Species recognized by Horak I.G., 2004-01-03, in Catalog of Life 2011
Neovison vison Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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