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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

(pele clermontia)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(Chinese privet)
 

Featured Species

(Greater Yellowlegs)
 

Extreme Species

((Californian) Desert Tortoise)
Female Maturity 1 : 15 years
Male Maturity 1 : 15 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(black raspberry)
 

Common Species

alpaca  beetle  bison  blackbird  caribou  chickadee  chicken  chipmunk  corn  crocodile  eel  fish  flamingo  garlic  goose  hickory  hippopotamus  hummingbird  hyena  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  lark  lime  lion  loon  manatee  palm  panda  parrot  pheasant  puma  roach  sloth  snake  spider  sturgeon  swan  thrush  tiger  toad  tomato  walnut  walrus  wasp  weasel  woodchuck  wren 

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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 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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Clermontia peleana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2008-06-13, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ligustrum sinense Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tringa melanoleuca Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gopherus morafkai Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rubus occidentalis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Megachile brevis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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