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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

(alkali milkvetch)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Live-bearing tooth-carp)
 

Featured Species

(Electra)
 

Extreme Species

(Mediterranean Spur-thighed Tortoise)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 127 years

Species Relation

(mamey sapote)
 
provides Food for 2
(mining scale)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  badger  butterfly  cat  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  daisy  gerbil  giraffe  hornbill  horse  human  insect  koala  lamprey  lizard  llama  loon  lynx  mammal  moth  mouse  nuthatch  ostrich  palm  parrot  porpoise  reindeer  rhinoceros  roach  robin  shark  skunk  sloth  spider  swan  thrush  toad  tuna  woodchuck  woodpecker  wren 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Astragalus tener Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gambusia affinis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Placidochromis electra Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Testudo graeca Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Howardia biclavis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pouteria sapota Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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