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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

(Mindoro Bleeding-heart)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(glenwoodgrass)
 

Featured Species

(false sicklepod)
 

Extreme Species

(Whaler shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 6 months
Male Maturity 1 : 20 years 3 months

Species Relation

(northern shrimp)
 
provides Food for 2
(Wolffish)
 

Common Species

bee  beetle  bird  chicken  deer  elephant  finch  garlic  giraffe  gull  hamster  hickory  horse  jay  kiwi  lamprey  lemon  lion  nemo  ostrich  panda  parrot  peanut  pine  porpoise  rat  rhinoceros  roach  robin  salamander  seahorse  seal  sheep  sloth  snake  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  swan  termite  toad  tortoise  trout  violet  weasel  wolf 

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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 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 2Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
Gallicolumba platenae Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sacciolepis indica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Senna multijuga Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus obscurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anarhichas lupus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pandalus borealis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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