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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

(Marsupial frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(tropical wild petunia)
 

Featured Species

(long-hood milkweed)
 

Extreme Species

(Roundworm)
Female Maturity 1 : 3 days
Male Maturity 1 : 3 days

Species Relation

(Douglas fir)
 
provides Food for 2
(Spruce bud moth)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  avocado  bee  beetle  blackbird  camel  cat  chicken  chipmunk  cormorant  cougar  cow  crocodile  deer  finch  fox  giraffe  gull  hickory  hummingbird  iguana  insect  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lark  lion  mammal  moth  mouse  nuthatch  orangutan  ostrich  parrot  pheasant  pigeon  seahorse  sheep  thrush  tomato  tortoise  trout  turkey  turtle  walrus  watermelon  whale 

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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 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
Gastrotheca riobambae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ruellia brevifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Asclepias macrotis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Caenorhabditis elegans Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zeiraphera ratzeburgiana Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudotsuga menziesii Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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