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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

(Ceyhan Spined Loach)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Great Kiskadee)
 

Featured Species

(Ruffe)
 

Extreme Species

(Thompsons shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 25 years

Species Relation

(tiplant)
 
provides Food for 2
(Pacific Imperial Pigeon)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bear  blackbird  butterfly  camel  cheetah  cinnamon  corn  crane  daisy  deer  dolphin  emu  hyena  iguana  insect  jay  kingfisher  lark  lemon  lime  llama  macaw  mammal  manatee  octopus  opossum  orange  panther  partridge  radish  roach  robin  shark  sheep  sloth  snake  squirrel  sturgeon  toad  tomato  tortoise  tuna  violet  weasel  wheat  wolf  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2Seed dispersal by Pacific Pigeons (Ducula pacifica) in Tonga, Western Polynesia, Kim R. McConkey, Hayley J. Meehan and Donald R. Drake, Emu, 2004, 104, 369–376
Cobitis evreni Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pitangus sulphuratus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2006-11-29, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnocephalus cernua Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Deania calcea Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Ducula pacifica Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cordyline fruticosa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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