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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

(Bocaccio)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Coltsfoot)
 

Featured Species

(Australian codlet)
 

Extreme Species

(Great Plains Toad)
Litter Size 1 : 11,074

Species Relation

(Hickory Wattle)
 
provides Food for 2
(black line scale)
 

Common Species

ant  badger  banana  bat  caribou  cheetah  chickadee  chipmunk  condor  corn  coyote  dog  flamingo  gull  hamster  human  hyena  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lark  lemon  lime  lion  lizard  mole  opossum  ostrich  pig  quail  rabbit  roach  salamander  seahorse  shark  sheep  skunk  sloth  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  tomato  trout  turtle  whale  woodchuck 

Quick Links

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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Sebastes paucispinis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tussilago farfara Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bregmaceros nectabanus Species recognized by Group expert : Bailly, N., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anaxyrus cognatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ischnaspis longirostris Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia mangium Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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