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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Mouthbrooder)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Florida holly)
 

Featured Species

(Little amberjack)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(thick-legged hoverfly)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(dotted smartweed)
 

Common Species

ant  bear  bee  bird  cardinal  cat  cheetah  dove  eel  elephant  elk  finch  fish  gerbil  gorilla  grouse  hickory  iguana  kingfisher  lamprey  lark  leopard  lettuce  lion  lizard  marigold  monkey  mouse  mussel  parakeet  porpoise  radish  reindeer  reptile  rhinoceros  rice  seahorse  sheep  sloth  sparrow  spider  tuna  vanilla  weasel  wolf  woodpecker 

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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Tilapia bakossiorum Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S.O., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Schinus terebinthifolius Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Seriola fasciata Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W.F., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Caenorhabditis elegans Species recognized by , , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Persicaria punctata Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Syritta pipiens Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, 2010, Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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