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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

(Light Red Meranti)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(bluebanded sea perch)
 

Featured Species

(Woods' clingfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Flathead catfish)
Litter Size 1 : 52,000

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(panicled hydrangea)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bear  caribou  cheetah  chicken  corn  cow  crow  dog  eel  frog  goose  gorilla  hornbill  hyena  leopard  loon  lynx  mammal  moose  mouse  mussel  octopus  orangutan  ostrich  panther  parakeet  peanut  pheasant  pig  puma  roach  shark  skunk  soybean  spider  squirrel  titmouse  tortoise  turtle  wasp  watermelon  weasel  whale  woodpecker  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 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. 2Kato, M., T. Makutani, T. Inoue, and T. Itino. 1990. Insect-flower relationship in the primary beech forest of Ashu, Kyoto: an overview of the flowering phenology and seasonal pattern of insect visits. Contr. Biol. Lab. Kyoto Univ. 27:309-375.
Shorea rubella Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus kasmira Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gobiesox woodsi Species recognized by Group expert : Williams, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pylodictis olivaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hydrangea paniculata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bombus hypocrita Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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