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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

(Nahuelbuta ground frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(chital)
 

Featured Species

(African Migratory Locust)
 

Extreme Species

(Banded rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 116 years

Species Relation

(Allspice)
 
provides Food for 2
(false oleander scale)
 

Common Species

banana  bat  bear  bison  blackbird  butterfly  chicken  chipmunk  corn  coyote  crane  eel  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  lark  lime  lion  llama  loon  lynx  moose  mussel  octopus  opossum  orange  otter  partridge  radish  reindeer  seahorse  seal  skunk  soybean  squirrel  titmouse  toad  tomato  tortoise  trout  turtle  vanilla  watermelon  whale  wheat  yak  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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. 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Eupsophus nahuelbutensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Axis axis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Jasomenia sansibara Species recognized by Group expert: Cigliano MM, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes nigrocinctus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pimenta dioica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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