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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Shagreen)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Luck Plant)
 

Featured Species

(Bali sardinella)
 

Extreme Species

(European Pond turtle)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 120 years

Species Relation

('uala)
 
provides Food for 2
(Meadow Argus)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  asparagus  banana  bee  beetle  blackbird  cactus  cardinal  crow  daffodil  elephant  emu  fox  garlic  goat  hamster  hyena  insect  kangaroo  lark  leopard  lettuce  llama  lynx  panther  partridge  peanut  pigeon  rabbit  rhinoceros  scallop  seahorse  sloth  spider  squirrel  stork  swallow  swan  termite  thrush  tiger  toad  tuna  turkey  turtle  vanilla  whale 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Squatina squatina Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L.J.V., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Flemingia strobilifera Species recognized by van der Maesen L.J.G., Mar-2001, ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Sardinella lemuru Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Emys orbicularis Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Junonia villida Species recognized by Beccaloni G., 17/05/2011, LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Ipomoea batatas Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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