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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

(Toad)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(queen's jewels)
 

Featured Species

(Longsnout dogfish)
 

Extreme Species

(New Zealand lanternshark)
Female Maturity 1 : 30 years

Species Relation

(cacao)
 
provides Food for 2
(bamboo mussel-scale)
 

Common Species

avocado  cactus  chipmunk  cinnamon  cormorant  coyote  duck  elk  finch  fish  gerbil  goat  gorilla  horse  human  insect  jaguar  jay  kingfisher  koala  lark  lemon  marigold  moose  moth  mouse  orange  palm  panda  partridge  pig  pigeon  pine  rabbit  rice  sea lion  snake  spider  sturgeon  swan  tuna  turtle  vanilla  weasel  whale  wheat  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Nectophrynoides minutus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Antigonon leptopus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Deania quadrispinosa Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Etmopterus baxteri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinnaspis buxi Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Theobroma cacao Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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