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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Marsupial frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Japanese barberry)
 

Featured Species

(Striped seer)
 

Extreme Species

(Great Plains Toad)
Litter Size 1 : 11,074

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Asiatic pomegranate scale)
 

Common Species

anteater  bee  beetle  bird  camel  caribou  cheetah  chipmunk  cinnamon  corn  cotton  cougar  crane  crow  dog  dolphin  eel  elephant  emu  finch  frog  garlic  gerbil  gorilla  grapefruit  grouse  gull  hippopotamus  hummingbird  jaguar  lamprey  lemon  lion  lizard  marigold  nuthatch  parakeet  rabbit  radish  ray  reptile  rice  soybean  sparrow  starling  thrush  violet  wheat  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
Gastrotheca ovifera Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Berberis thunbergii Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Scomberomorus commerson Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Anaxyrus cognatus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Parlatoreopsis longispina Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Calligonum comosum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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