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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

(Golden-cheeked Warbler)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common water hyacinth)
 

Featured Species

(Eastern White-cedar)
 

Extreme Species

(River eel)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 88 years

Species Relation

(Sandarac)
 
provides Food for 2
(cypress snow scale)
 

Common Species

armadillo  blackbird  camel  cat  chicken  cinnamon  cockatoo  cotton  coyote  crow  daffodil  daisy  dog  dolphin  donkey  eel  elephant  emu  flamingo  gorilla  gull  hummingbird  kingfisher  lynx  mole  monkey  moose  moth  nuthatch  partridge  pig  pine  radish  rat  ray  reptile  seal  squirrel  swallow  thrush  toad  trout  tuna  violet  walnut  walrus  wolf  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 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
Dendroica chrysoparia Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eichhornia crassipes Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Thuja occidentalis Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla anguilla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lineaspis striata Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tetraclinis articulata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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