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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

(Mariana Swiftlet)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(charr)
 

Featured Species

(Rough cownose ray)
 

Extreme Species

(Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 100 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(American bugleweed)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  beetle  bird  bison  caribou  chickadee  chipmunk  cormorant  corn  cotton  cougar  crane  eel  elephant  elk  fox  goose  grapefruit  gull  hornbill  human  jay  koala  leopard  lime  llama  lynx  moth  mouse  nemo  orangutan  panda  reptile  rice  sea lion  seahorse  skunk  sparrow  starling  thrush  tomato  tortoise  vanilla  walrus  weasel  wheat  woodchuck  wren 

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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. 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Aerodramus bartschi Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-06-13, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Salvelinus fontinalis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoptera adspersa Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser sturio Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Lycopus americanus Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Megachile mendica Species recognized by , 2008-09-30, ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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