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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

(Brazilian jasmine)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Rain Tree)
 

Featured Species

(Lagoon goby)
 

Extreme Species

(Common carp)
Litter Size 1 : 300,000

Species Relation

(common pear)
 
provides Food for 2
(fig oystershell scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  bee  bison  camel  cardinal  cat  cheetah  chickadee  cormorant  cow  crane  crocodile  crow  daisy  donkey  duck  elk  gorilla  grouse  horse  kingfisher  lark  lion  loon  mammal  mouse  opossum  otter  parakeet  pine  porpoise  puma  raccoon  reindeer  rice  sea lion  sloth  sparrow  swan  thrush  tomato  violet  walnut  watermelon  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 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. 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Jasminum fluminense Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Albizia saman Species recognized by Nielsen IC & Rico ML, 2001-05 Barneby RC & Grimes JW (Monograph 1996/97), , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tasmanogobius lasti Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cyprinus carpio Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidosaphes conchiformis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pyrus communis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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