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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

(Grey-headed Albatross)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(olive)
 

Featured Species

(Peruvian groundcherry)
 

Extreme Species

(Nilsons deepsea dogfish)
Female Maturity 1 : 44 years

Species Relation

(old switch panic grass)
 
provides Food / Shelter for 2
(White-throated Sparrow)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bee  beetle  camel  caribou  cat  chipmunk  cotton  cougar  crane  daffodil  dove  duck  elephant  flamingo  horse  human  hummingbird  jaguar  kangaroo  lettuce  lime  lizard  loon  marigold  mussel  orange  panda  pheasant  rabbit  ray  reptile  roach  salamander  sea lion  skunk  sloth  spider  thrush  turkey  vanilla  wasp  watermelon  weasel  woodchuck  woodpecker  zebra 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Thalassarche chrysostoma Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Olea europaea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Physalis peruviana Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrophorus squamosus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Zonotrichia albicollis Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-10-11, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Panicum virgatum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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